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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa African History, African Art, My Land, British Army, Military History, World History, Wwi, Historical Photos, Black History

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

 The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION World History, World War, Total War, British Army, African History, Military History, Historian, South Africa, The Past

Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page 56.

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second. World History, World War Ii, Treaty Of Versailles, Interesting History, East Africa, African History, Military History, Wwii, The Past

This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in the Versailles Palace outside Paris on June 28, 1919, between the Allied and Associated Powers on the one hand and Germany on the other, brought World War I to an end. From the moment of its signature, the treaty ignited a continuing controversy over its treatment of Germany, with some arguing from the beginning that it was far too harsh, and others that it was too lenient to ensure a lasting peace. The treaty, negotiated between January and June 1919 in…

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case. War Novels, The Settlers, War Photography, Many Faces, My Heritage, Historical Pictures, Guerrilla, Cute Images, African History

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger October 1825 – 14 July better known as Paul Kruger , and affectionately known as Uncle Pa. Union Of South Africa, Armed Conflict, Head Of State, If Rudyard Kipling, African History, African Art, My Childhood Memories, My Land, Modern Warfare

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

Jopie Fourie: Ná sy dood was Fourie ’n martelaar. Smuts het vir sy ongenaakbaarheid betaal deurdat Fourie se dood ’n groot rol in die verkiesing van 1948 gespeel het toe Smuts se Suid-Afrikaanse Party deur die Nasionale Party verslaan is. North West Province, War Novels, History Projects, My Childhood Memories, My Land, African History, World War I, My People, Military History

Jopie Fourie: Daar gaan ’n man verby

Jopie Fourie (1878-1914), leier van die 1914-Rebellie teen die premier Louis Botha, is op 16 Desember 1914 in die omgewing van Rustenburg gevange geneem. Vandag, 100 jaar gelede, is Fourie weens hoogverraad ter dood veroordeel. Hy was die enigste deelnemer aan dié rebellie wat op hierdie wyse die hoogste prys betaal het, skryf J.B. ROUX.J.B. Roux.