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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

Germany. Kaiser Wilhelm I (1797-1888) was a Hohenzollern king of Prussia. During his reign Germany was unified into one nation. A younger son, Wilhelm was not expected to become king and had a career in the military. Wilhelm became king in 1861 when his older brother, King Frederick Wilhelm IV, died childless. Wilhelm's wife was Princess Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. They had two children.

Germany. Kaiser Wilhelm I (1797-1888) was a Hohenzollern king of Prussia. During his reign Germany was unified into one nation. A younger son, Wilhelm was not expected to become king and had a career in the military. Wilhelm became king in 1861 when his older brother, King Frederick Wilhelm IV, died childless. Wilhelm's wife was Princess Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. They had two children.

The Boer War in Colour - Find us on facebook group: The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902

The Boer War in Colour - Find us on facebook group: The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902

Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870-1964), Master of Guerrilla Tactics Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck (20 March 1870 – 9 March 1964) was a general in the Imperial German Army and the commander of the German East Africa campaign. For four years, with a force that never exceeded about 14,000 (3,000 Germans and 11,000 Africans), he held in check a much larger force of 300,000 British, Belgian, and Portuguese troops. Essentially undefeated in the field.

Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (1870-1964), Master of Guerrilla Tactics Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck (20 March 1870 – 9 March 1964) was a general in the Imperial German Army and the commander of the German East Africa campaign. For four years, with a force that never exceeded about 14,000 (3,000 Germans and 11,000 Africans), he held in check a much larger force of 300,000 British, Belgian, and Portuguese troops. Essentially undefeated in the field.

Genl Koos de la Rey, was a general during the Boer War and is widely regarded as one of the strongest and bravest of the Boer generals during the War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. On 15/09/1914 Genl Beyers sent his car to fetch De la Rey from Jburg to Pta. The two Genls set out for Potchefstroom military camp. They encountered police roadblocks but refused to stop. At Langlaagte the police fired on the speeding car and a bullet struck De la Rey's back, ending his…

Genl Koos de la Rey, was a general during the Boer War and is widely regarded as one of the strongest and bravest of the Boer generals during the War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. On 15/09/1914 Genl Beyers sent his car to fetch De la Rey from Jburg to Pta. The two Genls set out for Potchefstroom military camp. They encountered police roadblocks but refused to stop. At Langlaagte the police fired on the speeding car and a bullet struck De la Rey's back, ending his…

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at Bloemfontein, 1900. In spring of that year, Conan Doyle was staffed as the Secretary and Medical Registrar of the Langman Field Hospital in Bloemfontein during the Boer War.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at Bloemfontein, 1900. In spring of that year, Conan Doyle was staffed as the Secretary and Medical Registrar of the Langman Field Hospital in Bloemfontein during the Boer War.

Deutsches Filmplakat Größe: DIN A1 Künstler: Renato Casaro

Deutsches Filmplakat Größe: DIN A1 Künstler: Renato Casaro

Lucas Meyer - Suid Afrika

Lucas Meyer - Suid Afrika


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Otto von Bismarck - Wir Deutsche fürchten Gott, sonst nichts auf dieser Welt!

Otto von Bismarck - Wir Deutsche fürchten Gott, sonst nichts auf dieser Welt!

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

Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for uitlander rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for uitlander rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

historyofhumanity: “ Military mondays: Paul Von lettow-vorbeck “The lion of Africa” suggested by: @nunyabizni Paul Von Lettow vorbeck also known as the “Lion of Africa” was the leader of the east...

historyofhumanity: “ Military mondays: Paul Von lettow-vorbeck “The lion of Africa” suggested by: @nunyabizni Paul Von Lettow vorbeck also known as the “Lion of Africa” was the leader of the east...

Otto von Bismarck: Der ERSTE Kanzler DER DEUTSCHEN EINHEIT /  Ich war mal EIN MITGLIED in dem Verein DER BISMARCKBUND e.V. (Friedrichsruh bei Aumühle im Sachsenwald). Das war die Zeit von August 1986 bis Anfang der 1990er Jahre. In DIESEM Zusammenhang bin ich EIN TRÄGER der BISMARCK-ERINNERUNGSMEDAILLE in BRONZE.

Otto von Bismarck: Der ERSTE Kanzler DER DEUTSCHEN EINHEIT / Ich war mal EIN MITGLIED in dem Verein DER BISMARCKBUND e.V. (Friedrichsruh bei Aumühle im Sachsenwald). Das war die Zeit von August 1986 bis Anfang der 1990er Jahre. In DIESEM Zusammenhang bin ich EIN TRÄGER der BISMARCK-ERINNERUNGSMEDAILLE in BRONZE.

Soyez polis. Ecrivez diplomatiquement. Même une déclaration de guerre doit observer les règles de la politesse.- Otto von Bismarck

Soyez polis. Ecrivez diplomatiquement. Même une déclaration de guerre doit observer les règles de la politesse.- Otto von Bismarck

Otto von Bismarck, the mastermind behind the unification of Germany.

Otto von Bismarck, the mastermind behind the unification of Germany.

Franz Seraph von Lenbach - Otto von Bismarck / Portrait / c. 1890

Franz Seraph von Lenbach - Otto von Bismarck / Portrait / c. 1890

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop.  After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign  against the British.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

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

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

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