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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.

Louis Botha - Anglo-Boer War

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.

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends  - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

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.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

"Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War."- i would like to clarify the war ended in 1901

On October 1901, this beautiful young brave heart; Commandant Johannes Lotter was executed at Middelburg during the Anglo Boer War. (Cape Rebels)

On this date in Commandant Johannes Lotter was shot at Middelburg. Along with Gideon Scheepers, Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War.

This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://nuwegeskiedenis.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/TAB-33103-NJ-van-Rensberg.jpg

This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies…

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

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.

Portrait de Jeune Fille en Costume d'Arles' by Antoine Raspal, 1779  We offer a neck-handkerchief almost identical!  http://www.burnleyandtrowbridge.com/madderandolivegreenneck-handkerchief.aspx

Raspal, Portrait of a Young Woman in Arles Costume, Jewellery shaped like the Huguenot Cross.

Major General Andrew Wauchope: commander of the Highland Brigade at the Battle of Magersfontein. Wauchope was killed in the battle.  11th December 1899.

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

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.

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.

Medals of the massacre of the Huguenots in the Cevennes, 1673

Medals of the massacre of the Huguenots in the Cevennes, 1673

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

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

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