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Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in 17 British Concentration Camps. A further 35 camps were set up for the black Africans, died, who worked on the farms of the absent fighters. History Online, World History, World War Ii, African American History, British History, Churchill, Non Plus Ultra, Religion, Crime

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve War Novels, Earth Photos, War Photography, History Projects, Lest We Forget, Second World, African History, American Revolution, History Facts

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Buy Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by George Alfred Henty and Read this Book on Kobo's Free Apps. Discover Kobo's Vast Collection of Ebooks and Audiobooks Today - Over 4 Million Titles! Military Art, Military History, British Colonial, My Land, African History, World History, Warfare, Trek, South Africa

South Africa: Why the Battle of Blood River? Rewind… – Alternative DNA

We so often hear about Blood river where the Voortrekkers defeated 10 000 Zulus. The Voortrekker monument is a testimony to their sacrifices. But what you don't hear is why there was a battle against the Zulus? What happened before Blood river? Blood river was a revenge attack by the Voortrekkers on incidents that happened a few months prior. This is that story. The Boers climbed Execution Hill (Hlomo Amabutu) in the hot, subtropical, Natal sun; the stench of rotting flesh filled their…

Die Trekkers wat oorgebly het na die moorde van 17 Februarie, het hulle voorgeneem om Dingaan te straf vir sy onmenslike dade. Die eerste strafekspedisie by Italeni het wel misluk, maar die Voortrekkers was beslis om nie te rus voordat Dingaan se mag gebreek is nie. Dit het gelei die Slag van Bloedrivier op 16 Desember. My Herritage, Lion Face Drawing, Pioneer Crafts, Places Worth Visiting, Antique Pictures, History Online, Seascape Paintings, My Land, African History

Die Trekkers wat oorgebly het na die moorde van 17 Februarie, het hulle voorgeneem om Dingaan te straf vir sy onmenslike dade. Die eerste strafekspedisie by Italeni het wel misluk, maar die Voortrekkers was beslis om nie te rus voordat Dingaan se mag gebreek is nie. Dit het gelei die Slag van Bloedrivier op 16 Desember.

Boer War Art Poetry and History - Boerwar-news - Lion Face Drawing, Asian History, British History, History Classroom, The Deed, History Facts, Strange History, Historical Photos, South Africa

Boer War Art Poetry and History

Read this newspaper clip below – where an Englishman described how kind the Boers were and that everything that was said in England about the Boers, was not true. From the Boer War Facebook p…

This Day in History: Oct 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. South Afrika, British Colonial, My Heritage, My Land, African History, War Machine, Special Forces, Funny People, Historical Photos

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…

 Selfs die bobbejaan is gewapen vir die foto. War Novels, Dutch Bros, Armed Conflict, Baboon, Folk Music, My Land, Past Life, British Army, Family History

Ben Viljoen kommando. Selfs die bobbejaan is gewapen vir die foto. Tipiese Suid Afrikaanse sin vir humor.

Kitcheners SCORCHED EARTH POLICY - Over million Boer sheep were slaughtered as part of the much reviled Scorched Earth Policy.In Canada they changed a city Berlin into this bastard's name. West Africa, South Africa, Contemporary History, Armed Conflict, St Helena, African History, Special Forces, Old Pictures, Warfare

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Callaway House, 5 km north of Coromandel Town. Built in the 1840's it is one of New Zealand's oldest residential buildings. Walter Callaway was born and raised in this home.

One of many Boer families of high class after arrival at a UK concentration camp. Contemporary History, New York Life, A Day In Life, African History, Military History, Warfare, World War, South Africa, Genealogy

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...