This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.princessjudy.net/images/Boer-War-photos.gif

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.princessjudy.net/images/Boer-War-photos.gif

General Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey (1847–1914), known as Koos de la Rey, was the leading Boer military figure of the Second Anglo-Boer War and the major leader of the guerrilla war against the British. Despite his successes in the field, the Boers were forced to surrender after the British interned their women and children in concentration camps.

General Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey (1847–1914), known as Koos de la Rey, was the leading Boer military figure of the Second Anglo-Boer War and the major leader of the guerrilla war against the British. Despite his successes in the field, the Boers were forced to surrender after the British interned their women and children in concentration camps.

Some of Krugersdorp's child prisoners pose shyly for the camera

Some of Krugersdorp's child prisoners pose shyly for the camera

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

British soldiers in Church Square, Pretoria.British soldiers celebrating in Church Square, Pretoria after the war had ended. Kitchener can be seen front right

British soldiers in Church Square, Pretoria.British soldiers celebrating in Church Square, Pretoria after the war had ended. Kitchener can be seen front right

handing out clothing at Krugersdorp concentration camp

handing out clothing at Krugersdorp concentration camp

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