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General Joubert, bought Mauser magazine rifles, firing smokeless ammunition, and a number of modern field guns and automatic weapons from the German armaments manufacturer Krupp, the French firm Creusot and the British company Maxim.

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Schalk Willem Burger, military commander of the South African Republic during the Second Anglo-Boer War and President of the South African Republic for two years while Paul Kruger was in. Military Photos, Military History, War Novels, Vietnam War Photos, My Land, My Heritage, British Army, African History, Popular Culture

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

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

Boer War Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British. Military Photos, Military History, Military Gear, Colonial, Zulu, British Army, African History, World History, Victorian Era

Louis Botha - Anglo-Boer War

A couple of fierce looking Boer Commandos South Africa - 1900 Military Photos, Military History, World Conflicts, British Colonial, My Heritage, African History, Old Pictures, Historical Photos, Warfare

Boer soldiers. Men of iron

"Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War."- i would like to clarify the war ended in 1901 Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Steampunk, Cowboys And Indians, Interesting History, Interesting Stuff, Vintage Photography, War Photography, African History
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Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

Boer burger, Pretoria War Novels, Vintage Dance, Native American Men, Armed Conflict, Army Uniform, Teaching History, Zulu, My Heritage, African History
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Boer burger, Pretoria

Boer War era, Queen Victoria a famously voracious land grabber!

Queen Victoria Embroidery

From the Boer War era.

This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies… Dutch Bros, Zulu, African History, Old Pictures, South Africa, Illustration, Legends, Van, Hero
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The Rhodes Colossus, an 1892 caricature of Cecil Rhodes after announcing plans for a telegraph line from Cape Town to Cairo. For Punch by Edward Linley Sambourne.

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…

Antoine Raspal, portrait of woman from Arles, wearing Maltese cross and "coulas" bracelet 18th Century Clothing, 18th Century Fashion, 19th Century, Maltese, Textiles, Folk Costume, Costumes, Fashion Art, Womens Fashion

A BRIEF HISTORY OF DINGES FANILIES

Interessant dat die eerste Hugenoot wat voet aan wal in Tafelbaai gesit het, Maria de la Quellerie, die eggenote van Jan van Riebeeck, was. Sy het egter net vir 10 jaar aan die Kaap vertoef en het in 1662 saam met haar eggenoot vertrek. Art Themes, African History, Family History, South Africa, Portrait, Cape Town, Baroque, People, Homeschool
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Interessant dat die eerste Hugenoot wat voet aan wal in Tafelbaai gesit het, Maria de la Quellerie, die eggenote van Jan van Riebeeck, was. Sy het egter net vir 10 jaar aan die Kaap vertoef en het in 1662 saam met haar eggenoot vertrek.

Major General Andrew Wauchope: commander of the Highland Brigade at the Battle of Magersfontein. Wauchope was killed in the battle.

Battle of Magersfontein - The Boer War 1899

Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers on 11th December 1899; the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss: the second battle of 'Black Week'

Chatholic Medal of the massacre of the Huguenots in the Cevennes, 1673 Church History, History Books, French History, Rococo Style, Folk Music, Persecution, Reformation, Ancestry, Archaeology
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POW swagger stick (yes, that is the real name)

VERY RARE BOER P.O.W. CARVED SWAGGER STICK - St.HELENA

POW swagger stick (yes, that is the real name)