The Anglo-Boer War: 1899-1902 Boer- in Dutch- means farmer. This is the war in which the Afrikaners in Transvaal region (South Africa) were against the British from conquering the land for diamond and gold in 1899-1902.

The Anglo-Boer War: Boer- in Dutch- means farmer. This is the war in which the Afrikaners in Transvaal region (South Africa) were against the British from conquering the land for diamond and gold in SIRKUSBOERE deur Sonja Loots

The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War, in South Africa, during the reign of Queen Victoria.

This is the first general history of the concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer or South African War in over fifty years, and the first to use in depth the very rich and extensive official documents in South African and British archives.

Stones for My Father -- story set during the Boer war in South Africa

Stones for my father / Trilby Kent / This meticulously researched novel about a white Afrikaner girl caught up in the Boer War at the turn of the century brings to light a hitherto overlooked aspect of South African history.

Stones for My Father -- story set during the Boer war in South Africa

Stones for my father / Trilby Kent / This meticulously researched novel about a white Afrikaner girl caught up in the Boer War at the turn of the century brings to light a hitherto overlooked aspect of South African history.

1901 South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War. They were built by the British to protect the railway bridges from Boer attacks. The stone is local while the remaining materials were imported from Britain. These Blockhouses could house 20 men with water, ammunition and supplies stored on the lower floor. The "living" area was the middle floor and was accessible by a retractable ladder and the top floor was the "look-out" deck. Only 1000 of these Blockhouses were built.

A surviving blockhouse in South Africa. Blockhouses were constructed by the British to secure supply routes from Boer raids during the war . Second Boer War - Britain vs Dutch South African Colonists

Second Boer War - Capt. Towse (cigcardpix, via Flickr)

Morris Cigarettes "Boer War (set of 20 issued in "How Captain Towse (Gordon Highlanders) won his Victoria Cross"

The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - The war was fought between ALL South Africans and their British enemies, South Africans of all ethnicity groups where detained in concentration camps. But the UK seldom kept record of Blacks in the concentration camps.

book cover of The Last Boer War

The Last Boer War by H Rider Haggard - book cover, description, publication history.

Bygones and Byways: Anglo-Boer War camps

South African family history, genealogy, heritage and history.


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