Boer Wars

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Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION

Boers Boer War Their uniforms suck but they are well armed. No cast off thirty year old Martini Henrys or shotguns in this bunch.

Arthur Conan Doyle (april 1900, Boer war)

Arthur Conan Doyle - British Writer, author of the Sherlock Holmes stories. He volunteered to serve in the Boer War though in his and served six months at the Front as an Army Field Surgeon.

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

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere Oorlog.... Gevang, gehok, ge-trein, geskip, gehok, ge-los, gekry en getreur.  The Anglo Boer War through the eyes of a Boer POW ( Prisoner of War )

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

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Bushveldt carabineers, a special force raised to deal with the Boer commandos during the second Boer War

Bushveldt Carbineers Looting and setting up base in a Damaged Boer homestead.

Russian volunteer on the side of the Boers

Russian volunteer on the side of the Boers

Boer civilians, probably a mother and her children, in a British concentration camp. Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902

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

Along with Gideon Scheepers, Johannes Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War. Regarded by the British as one of their most nettlesome adversaries in that dirty guerrilla war, Lotter was captured in a bloody early September ambush when matters were well into an unpleasant scorched-earth endgame.

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.

British troops rushing the top of Spion Kop

The iconic British defeat on January during Buller’s second and disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River and relieve Ladysmith in the Great Boer War

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