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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa African History, African Art, My Land, British Army, World History, Military History, Wwi, Historical Photos, Black History

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War Military Photos, Military Art, Military History, Desu Desu, Age Of Empires, British Colonial, Westerns, Historical Pictures, African History

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

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Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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Part II, Great Anglo-Boer War, The Second Anglo-Boer War, or Second Boer War of brought the British Empire into conf. Military Photos, Military History, Vietnam, My Land, Zulu, Guerrilla, British Army, African History, Historical Photos
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Afrikaner Guerillas during Second Boer War

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
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Boer War Skirmish by James E McConnell at the Illustration Art Gallery

Artist: James E McConnell (biography) Medium: Watercolour on Board Size: 12" x 13" (310mm x 330mm) Date: 1974 This is the original Watercolour painting by James E McConnell. A fantastic piece by James E. McConnell showing an engagement in the battle for Spion Kop. The battle took place in 1900, the Kop being a hill defended by the British and attacked by 12,000 Boers in the hills beyond. About 1750 British troops died on the hill which became immortalised when Kop became the nickname for…

Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British. Free State, Kwazulu Natal, Beaches In The World, My Land, African History, The Great Outdoors, South Africa, Battle, Forget
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Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British. [The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop(1) along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900. It was fought between the South African Republic and the Orange Free State on the one hand and British forces during the Second Boer War campaign to relieve Ladysmith].

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps… African History, Women In History, World History, Art History, Military Women, Military History, Modern History, British History, Thing 1
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Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback. Military Photos, Military History, British Colonial, British Army, African History, Special Forces, Armed Forces, Warfare, South Africa
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Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Piet Arnoldus Cronjes Boer column taken prisoner Transvaal South Africa Second Boer War drawing by Adriano Minardi after a photograph by Evelyn Cecil from LIllustrazione Italiana Year XXVII. Vintage Dance, Zulu, African History, South Africa, Prisoner, War, Africa Drawing, Drawings, Photograph
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Piet Arnoldus Cronjes Boer column taken prisoner, Transvaal, South...

Piet Arnoldus Cronjes Boer column taken prisoner, Transvaal, South Africa, Second Boer War , drawing by Adriano Minardi after a photograph by Evelyn Cecil, from LIllustrazione Italiana, Year XXVII,...