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Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

As promised, this is not a happy story. Some of the photos in this post are disturbing. They break my heart. I hope I do not use them gratuitously. The Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 has a strange hol…

Die verhaal van Wolraad Woltemade is waarskeinlik ook die verhaal van ons land se eerste heldedaad.  Hierdie gebeurtenis het plaasgevind 120 jaar na die stigting van die verversingstasie aan die Kaap. Die Kaap wat toe reeds bekend gestaan het as "Die Kaap van Storms" ... De Jonge Thomas, 'n Oos-Indiese skip, het op Sondag, 30 Mei 1773 in 'n hewige storm beland in Tafelbaai. Vir 'n dag en 'n nag het die storm in woede toegeneem, sodat die ankertoue later een vir een gebreek het.

Die verhaal van Wolraad Woltemade is waarskeinlik ook die verhaal van ons land se eerste heldedaad. Hierdie gebeurtenis het plaasgevind 120 jaar na die stigting van die verversingstasie aan die Kaap. Die Kaap wat toe reeds bekend gestaan het as "Die Kaap van Storms" ... De Jonge Thomas, 'n Oos-Indiese skip, het op Sondag, 30 Mei 1773 in 'n hewige storm beland in Tafelbaai. Vir 'n dag en 'n nag het die storm in woede toegeneem, sodat die ankertoue later een vir een gebreek het.

Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (7 Oct 1854 – 3 Feb 1922) was a Boer general, rebel leader and politician. De Wet served in the first Anglo-Boer War of 1880–81 as a Field Cornet, taking part in the Battle of Majuba Mountain, in which the Boers achieved a victory over the British forces under Major General Sir George Pomeroy Colley. He continued his successful career to the end of the Second Boer war, striking heavily where he could and evading every attempt to bring him to bay.

Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (7 Oct 1854 – 3 Feb 1922) was a Boer general, rebel leader and politician. De Wet served in the first Anglo-Boer War of 1880–81 as a Field Cornet, taking part in the Battle of Majuba Mountain, in which the Boers achieved a victory over the British forces under Major General Sir George Pomeroy Colley. He continued his successful career to the end of the Second Boer war, striking heavily where he could and evading every attempt to bring him to bay.

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).

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).