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

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

South African Coat of Arms 1932 - 2000

New Armorial Bearings and supporters were granted to the Union of South Africa by Royal Warrant in 1910. These Arms were later changed to improve their "artistic" quality and a new design was approved by the London College of Arms in 1930. An "embellished" version was approved on 21 September 1932 and came into use during 1933. It is this version which was subsequently registered at the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 13 May 1968 with the following blazon: ARMS: Quarterly per fess wavy…

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

A young South African heroine …

South African children are raised with the tale of little Racheltjie de Beer, twelve years old, but small for her age, whose family had a farm in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains where it…

Collectible Coins

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Bas-relief inside the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria...

..of Zulu natives killing the Boer pioneer hero Piet Retief. December 1949 Photo: Margaret Bourke-White (Life Magazine)

Issued by Allen & Ginter | Orange Free State, from Flags of All Nations, Series 2 (N10) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inscription: Printed text on upper portion of card: Orange Free StatePrinted text on lower edge of card: Allen & Ginter's/ Cigarettes/ Richmond, VirginiaPrinted text on verso of card: Flags of All Nations/ (Second Series)/ One packed in each box/ of ten cigarettes/ [checklist of all 50 flags included in series]

Blood River Vow (1838). 16 December

The 16th December is like a sabbath for Boer nation, dedicated to thanksgiving JHWH, for to obey to the vow that the Voortrekkers (pioneers) did in the 1838. A vote that committed all their biological-spiritual descendants.

The Anglo-Boer War Museum & Women's Memorial, Bloemfontein | London Traveller

I read The Boer War as we travelled in South Africa and was horrified by the bungling, stupidity, ruthlessness, and barbarity of the 1899-1902 war. Of course there were acts of bravery, daring, and enterprise, even cleverness, but this was a war which … Continued