Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War. This level of close combat was extremely rare in the Second Boer War. The Boers were adept at retiring from their lines of defense prior to them being over run and were rarely inclined to take their attacks to face to face contact.

Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War.

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair  1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair 1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

Canadians in South Africa (Boer War, 1899-1902). Buglers, 2nd Battalion.Royal Canadian Regiment, armed with .303 Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle and .45 Colt Model 1878 Double Action revolvers -

Canadians in South Africa (Boer War, Buglers, Battalion.Royal Canadian Regiment, armed with Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle and Colt Model 1878 Double Action revolvers -

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Deneys Reitz Wrote an excellent book about his exploits during the Boer War.

Boere op kommando in die omgewing van Ladysmith

Boere op kommando in die omgewing van Ladysmith

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