Mother and child starved in Concentration Camp during the Boer War. Konsentrasiekamp-ellende... ’n jong Afrikaner-ma en haar erg uitgeteerde kind.

Boer mother and child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died.  The humanitarian world was appalled.  The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps…

Bethulie Konsentrasiekamp Grafte https://grahamwatkinsauthor.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/a-white-mans-war-coming-soon/

Bethulie Konsentrasiekamp Grafte https://grahamwatkinsauthor.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/a-white-mans-war-coming-soon/

South African Military History Society - Lectures - Four Exceptional Women in the Anglo-Boer War

Emily Hobhouse / South African Military History Society - Lectures - Four Exceptional Women in the Anglo-Boer War

Bywoners: Na die AB oorlog was baie families in armoede gedompel en moes baie van hul as bywoners by familie of vriende gaan woon.

Bywoners: Na die AB oorlog was baie families in armoede gedompel en moes baie van hul as bywoners by familie of vriende gaan woon.

Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture. How this mother must have felt and ...

Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture.

The first concentration camp, Krugersdorp, South Africa

The first concentration camp, Krugersdorp, South Africa

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Boer war: "Ons is die Boere van Transvaal se velde, ons sal lewe ons sal sterwe vir ons land.

handing out clothing at Krugersdorp concentration camp

handing out clothing at Krugersdorp concentration camp

A Boer Girl's Memories of the War - Hester Johanna Maria Uys's recollections of the English concentration camps in South Africa

A Boer Girl's Memories of the War - Hester Johanna Maria Uys's recollections of the English concentration camps in South Africa

Scorched Earth Photos

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere…

Starved young girl in a British concentration camp.

boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Military blunders of the Boer War – led by men of stunning ineptitude, who cost many brave men their lives, probably prolonged the war

Military blunders of the Boer War – led by men of stunning ineptitude, who cost many brave men their lives, probably prolonged the war

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