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To communicate across the vast distances of South Africa, British forces used the heligraph. These positions came under constant sniper fire from the Boers. British Army Uniform, British Soldier, Military History, Military Men, War Novels, World Conflicts, Uk History, British Colonial, Character Creation

To communicate across the vast distances of South Africa, British forces used the heligraph. These positions came under constant sniper fire from the Boers.

Honoured Dead Memorial, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa | by South African Tourism Beautiful Sites, Life Is Beautiful, Beautiful Places, African States, Namibia, Walking Routes, My Land, African History, South Africa

Honoured Dead Memorial, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa

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Kitchener and General Cronje's messenger, Paardenberg, February 1900 Military Art, Military History, South Afrika, British Colonial Style, Age Of Empires, Out Of Africa, Edwardian Era, Zulu, British Army

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Lord Kitchener and General Cronje's Messenger, Paardeberg, Orange Free State, South Africa, February 19th, 1900 during the Second Boer War. Cronje had requested a cease-fire to bury the dead after Bloody Sunday, the first day of the Battle of Paardeberg. Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, 1850 – 1916. British Field Marshal. After a drawing by Walter Paget. From Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, His Life and Work for the Empire, published 1916.

155 432 Winston Churchill as a war correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 Winston Churchill, Churchill Quotes, Caryl Churchill, History Online, World History, History Pics, Indira Ghandi, Prinz Charles, African History

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Winston Churchill as a war correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 -

“ Lord Roberts’ Army advancing toward Johannesburg, South Africa, This is a rare picture of a Military Balloon unit (the first I have ever seen). Military reconnaissance balloon with an escort. It took four carts to carry the gas tubes and one. Four Horses, British Army Uniform, Royal Engineers, War Photography, Rare Pictures, British Colonial, Military History, Vintage Photographs, First World

This is a rare picture of a Military Balloon unit (the first I have ever seen) . Military reconnaissance balloon with an escort. It took four carts to carry the gas tubes and one to carry the equipment, each cart was drawn by four horses. Two extra carts carried the baggage.

Cecil John Rhodes was the man who envisioned a British colonial… John Rhodes, Youth Day, Out Of Africa, British Colonial, Zimbabwe, African History, British History, Age, Quote Of The Day

Africana Age - Intro

Cecil John Rhodes (1853–1902) was the man who envisioned a British colonial presence in Africa from "Cape to Cairo." A staunch racist and imperialist, he was prime minister of the colony of South Africa and founded and gave his name to Rhodesia, which became North and South Rhodesia and finally Zambia and Zimbabwe after independence. Rhodes established the De Beers Consolidated Mines for diamonds in 1888 and the Rhodes Scholarship.

Danie Theron en Hannie Neethlingh

Danie Theron en Hannie Neethlingh

A British blockhouse in the South African countryside. British Soldier, British Army, Small Castles, World Conflicts, Armed Conflict, The Settlers, Fortification, African History, Military History

History! by Zhukov - The Military History Emporium

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Blockhouse - in Vereeniging Gauteng Province South Africa. This one is not as well preserved. War Novels, Armed Conflict, Afrikaans, African History, Military History, Homeland, South Africa, Two By Two, Nostalgia

Blockhouse - in Vereeniging Gauteng Province South Africa. This one is not as well preserved.

For many people, the town of Bela-Bela (formerly Warmbaths) conjures up images of family fun at the hot springs, hours spent . Small Castles, Family Images, Fortification, Military History, Hot Springs, South Africa, Landscape Photography, British, Cabin

Bushveld, boiling water and the legend of Buyskop

For many people, the town of Bela-Bela (formerly Warmbaths) conjures up images of family fun at the hot springs, hours spent ...

Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers on December the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss: the second battle of 'Black Week'

Battle of Magersfontein - The Boer War 1899

The Battle of Magersfontein in The Boer War 1899 Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers, the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss

Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum

Herbert Horatio Kitchener

During the Second Anglo-Boer War of 1899–1902. Fought both conventionally and as a guerrilla struggle over the Karoo's vast expanses, it was a bloody war of attrition wherein both sides used newly developed technologies to their advantage. Numerous abandoned blockhouses can still be seen at strategic locations, especially along the railway line, throughout the Great Karoo. #Karoo #blockhouse #history War Of Attrition, Small Castles, Fortification, Guerrilla, Military History, Abandoned, Coastal, Two By Two, Goodies

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During the Second Anglo-Boer War of 1899–1902. Fought both conventionally and as a guerrilla struggle over the Karoo's vast expanses, it was a bloody war of attrition wherein both sides used newly developed technologies to their advantage. Numerous abandoned blockhouses can still be seen at strategic locations, especially along the railway line, throughout the Great Karoo. #Karoo #blockhouse #history