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Boer War

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Boer War Sergeant Major in the Lothian and Border Horse Yeomanry. © IWM (Q 72034 War Horses, British Army Uniform, British Colonial, African History, Military History, Wwi, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Warriors

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Boer Wars Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899 Bbc History, African History, British History, World History, World War, Zulu, British Army, Military History, Historical Photos

History - The Boer Wars

Explore the first and second Boer Wars. Why did these wars shake the British military so badly they affected the tactics employed for World War One?

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online Royal Horse Artillery, British Soldier, British Army, World Conflicts, World History, Uk History, Family History, We Are The World, British Colonial

Second Boer War records database goes online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than 55,000 British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

British soldiers man a Model 1895 Colt machine gun at Krantz Kloof during the Boer War, circa This particular gun is mounted on a horse-drawn carriage rather than a tripod. British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, Military Photos, Military History, World War I, World History, Uk History, Historia Universal

Armies of a Genteel Age

British soldiers man a Model 1895 Colt machine gun at Krantz Kloof during the Boer War, circa 1900. This particular gun is mounted on a horse-drawn carriage rather than a tripod.

Battle of Spion Kop War Dogs, King And Country, British Army, African History, Military History, Old Pictures, Warfare, South Africa, Illustration

Battle of Spion Kop

The iconic British defeat on 24th January 1900, during Buller’s second and disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River and relieve Ladysmith in the Great Boer War

From soon after its acquisition by Britain during the Napoleonic wars, the southern tip of Africa had been shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch–Afrikaner settlers,. Sun Tzu, British Soldier, British Army, Korean War, Napoleonic Wars, African History, Military History, Historical Photos, Warfare

THE BOER WAR, 1899 - 1902

Q 102053. The bodies of dead British soldiers lay strewn on the ground following the Battle of Spion Kop in South Africa on 23 and 24 January 1900.

Armed Afrikaners (Boers) fighting against the British Empire in the Siege of Ladysmith. Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa, 1900 (Second Boer War) 🇿🇦 . British Soldier, British Army, The Veldt, Empire, British People, British Colonial, African History, British History, Military History

Battle of Colenso

Buller’s disastrous first attempt to cross the Tugela River in Natal and relieve Ladysmith, on 15th December 1899: last of the three battles of ‘Black Week’.

Boers, Second Boer War African agyterryer. Both sides made extensive use of African laborers and scouts, whilst maintaining the myth of ’the white man’s war’. Volunteer, ‘Chicago Irish-American Corps’, Blake’s Irish Brigade. Irish American, American War, Military Art, Military History, Osprey Publishing, Scouts, British Army, African History, Art History

EARLY BOERS 1899-1900 1:Urban boer,1899.2:German volunteer doctor,1899.3:Volunteer,'Chicogo Irish-American Corps',Blake's Irish Brigade.4:Gunner Transvaal Staatsartilierie.5:African agyterryer

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa History Facts, Strange History, History Photos, African History, African Art, Interesting History, My Land, Military History, World 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…