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1900 - The Boer War The Battle of Spion Kop.British Vs Dutch fighting over spoils of war,.The defeated Zulu Lands of South Africa. Colonialism was a WAR on Aficans. Lest We Forget British Soldier, British Army, Military Art, Military History, Man Of War, British Colonial, Art Graphique, African History, British History

The Boer war and South African landscapes ...

This week, I have chosen to analyze Winston S. Churchill's "The Boer War: London to Ladysmith via Pretoria and Ian Hamilton's March," published in May 1900. There were a number of excerpts that caught my eye in this book, bearing in mind that it is in fact an historical account/report on the Anglo-Boer war, rather than an anthropological account as such. However, I was struck by a description of Cape Town as the ship nears the African continent, "(I) looked long and silently towards the…

Boer War Art Poetry and History – Chessalee Apartheid, South African Recipes, African Tribes, African History, Military History, Family History, Poetry, Buttermilk Rusks, Historia

Berig oor die AB oorlog...kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se…

Lizzie Van Zyl was a Boer child who died in the British Concentration Camp in Bloemfontein in South Africa. women and children died in the British concentration camps at the turn of the to Century. Typhoid Fever, Lest We Forget, African History, World War Ii, Wwii, South Africa, Crime, Religion, Children

Lizzie van Zyl, a Boer girl, who died in the British Bloemfontein concentration…

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second. World History, World War Ii, Treaty Of Versailles, Interesting History, African History, East Africa, Military History, Wwii, The Past

This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in the Versailles Palace outside Paris on June 28, 1919, between the Allied and Associated Powers on the one hand and Germany on the other, brought World War I to an end. From the moment of its signature, the treaty ignited a continuing controversy over its treatment of Germany, with some arguing from the beginning that it was far too harsh, and others that it was too lenient to ensure a lasting peace. The treaty, negotiated between January and June 1919 in…

Anglo Boer War - Kitchener's Scorched Earth Policy was a last ditch attempt by the British to win the War. Destroying Boer farms and making women and children destitute victims of war. Cape Colony, Haunting Photos, New York Life, Prisoners Of War, A Day In Life, African History, Military History, World War Two, Live

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

Boer farmstead. During the Second Boer War the "scorched earth" policy was…

Japanese-American (Nisei) infantrymen of the Regimental Combat Team hike up a muddy French road in the Chambois Sector, France, in late (Army Center for Military History file photo) Gi Joe, Tuskegee Airmen, Japanese American, United States Army, American Soldiers, Photos Du, Ww2 Photos, Us Army, World War Two

When Crocodiles Killed Close to 1,000 Soldiers in One Night

Many atrocities were committed by both sides during World War II. But one of the worst loss of life was not at the hands of human beings, but from the animal kingdom.Military campaigns often took armies into environments where they had never tread. On the night of January 26, 1945 nearly 1,000 Japanese soldiers would suffer a horrific fate in a crocodile-infested swamp.This event would make it the single greatest mass slaughter caused by animals in history. Image credit: wikimediaAfter a…