South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

It'is the story of hardy Boer women, fighting over the lifeless bodies of their husbands and sons, and repelling the attacks of the savages with a spirit and

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

kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

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.

A hero's return: Never-before-seen photo of Winston Churchill on horseback after daring Boer War prison camp escape in 1899

Sir Winston Churchill whist a war correspondent during the Second Boer War. Taken sometime after Winston’s escape from a Boer prison.

General CR De Wet | Anglo-Boer War Museum Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922.

General CR De Wet | Anglo-Boer War Museum Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922.

Só onthou ek Suid-Afrika | Generaal de Wet en sy personeel. Potchefstroom 1901 | www.myvolk.co.za | Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n Boeregeneraal tydens die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog. Christiaan de Wet is te Leeukop naby Smithfield in die Oranje-Vrystaat gebore op 7 Oktober 1854. 'n groot standbeeld ter nagedagtenis aan hom in Nederland opgerig, wat nou in die nasionale park 'De Hoge Veluwe' staan.

De Wet saam met sy staf in Brandfort afgeneem. Paar dae later sou hy na die suide vertrek, om by Sannaspos sy roemrykste oorwinning te behaal.

Along with Gideon Scheepers, Johannes Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War. Regarded by the British as one of their most nettlesome adversaries in that dirty guerrilla war, Lotter was captured in a bloody early September ambush when matters were well into an unpleasant scorched-earth endgame.

On this date in Commandant Johannes Lotter was shot at Middelburg. Along with Gideon Scheepers, Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War.


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