16 Desember Leeupoort Beste Julius Ek hoor Afrikaners moet hul plek ken. Ons is glo besoekers en volgens jou moet besoekers hulle gedra. Ek hoor ons het julle grond gesteel. Dankie, Julius, ek sien darem jy sê jy gaan ons nie in die see injaag nie Vriendelike gebaar van jou, alhoewel ek hoor …
Florence Nightingale ~ "Florence Nightingale (12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. She was dubbed 'The Lady with the Lamp' after her habit of making rounds at night. An Anglican, Nightingale believed that God had called her to be a nurse."
Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war (1899-1902).The amenities in the camps were clearly planned to kill as many of the women and children as possible. They were accommodated in reject tents which offered no protection against the elements.
The Battle of Rorke's Drift, was a battle in the Anglo-Zulu War.Under command of Lt John Chard,followed the British defeat at the Battle of Isandlwana on 22/1/1879,continued into the following day.150 British successfully defended the garrison against an intense assault by 4,000 Zulus.The Zulu attacks on Rorke's Drift came very close to defeating the tiny garrison but were ultimately repelled. Eleven Victoria Crosses, decorations, honours were awarded.
In die middel-1820's heers Shaka, grondlegger van die Zoeloevolk, reeds oor 100 000 mense en het hy ’n leër van 40 000 manskappe. Daar is verskillende botsings tussen die Boere en die swart volkere, ook die Zoeloes onder aanvoering van Shaka se moordenaar en opvolger, Dingaan.