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

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

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

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

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.mystudios.com/artgallery/paintings/185001-185500/185340/size1.jpg

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.mystudios.com/artgallery/paintings/185001-185500/185340/size1.jpg

British Terrorism against Boer civilians. How Britain destroyed the two Boer republics by starving civilians in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) by Elma Ross. $6.00. 107 pages. Publisher: Amazon; 2 edition (July 14, 2011)

British Terrorism against Boer civilians. How Britain destroyed the two Boer republics by starving civilians in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) by Elma Ross. $6.00. 107 pages. Publisher: Amazon; 2 edition (July 14, 2011)

The Anglo Boer War. The war in which Britain was as guilty of murder of civilians as Germany during WWii

The Anglo Boer War. The war in which Britain was as guilty of murder of civilians as Germany during WWii

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Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

"This work for scholars and history buffs gathers primary sources to tell the story of the sieges of the towns of Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley, and Mafeking during the Boer War that began in late 1899 (also known as the Second Boer War or the Great Boer War). The book presents daily despatches (dispatches) written by commanders of the British Army, describing tactics, campaigns, and command issues on a day to-day basis." - ProtoView, 2016

"This work for scholars and history buffs gathers primary sources to tell the story of the sieges of the towns of Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley, and Mafeking during the Boer War that began in late 1899 (also known as the Second Boer War or the Great Boer War). The book presents daily despatches (dispatches) written by commanders of the British Army, describing tactics, campaigns, and command issues on a day to-day basis." - ProtoView, 2016


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Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Lizzie Van Zyl (1894 - 9 May 1901) was a child inmate of Bloemfontein concentration camp who died from typhoid fever during the Second Boer War.  The British incarcerated her following the refusal of her father, a Boer combatant, to surrender. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by the English-speaking doctor and his nurses, who were unable to understand her.

Lizzie Van Zyl (1894 - 9 May 1901) was a child inmate of Bloemfontein concentration camp who died from typhoid fever during the Second Boer War. The British incarcerated her following the refusal of her father, a Boer combatant, to surrender. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by the English-speaking doctor and his nurses, who were unable to understand her.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

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

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

Personal recollections testify that there were beatings and kicking of "Undesirables" in the camps by the British soldiers. The British burned the homesteads, killed livestock and destroyed crops. Women and children of burghers in the field were labeled "Undesirables" treated much worse than those of men who had surrendered.

Personal recollections testify that there were beatings and kicking of "Undesirables" in the camps by the British soldiers. The British burned the homesteads, killed livestock and destroyed crops. Women and children of burghers in the field were labeled "Undesirables" treated much worse than those of men who had surrendered.

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901. This photograph was possibly taken by Private William Raynes. During the second phase of the war Boer farms were often cleared of their inhabitants: houses and possessions were burned and the livestock either taken by the British  or destroyed. As a result of this method, more than 30,000 farms were burnt and up to 3.6 million sheep were destroyed.

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901. This photograph was possibly taken by Private William Raynes. During the second phase of the war Boer farms were often cleared of their inhabitants: houses and possessions were burned and the livestock either taken by the British or destroyed. As a result of this method, more than 30,000 farms were burnt and up to 3.6 million sheep were destroyed.

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer Women in the Anglo-Boer War | - Site of Henri Le Riche

Boer Women in the Anglo-Boer War | - Site of Henri Le Riche

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