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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…

British naval artillery in action during the Anglo-Boer War Military Guns, Military Art, Military History, English Army, Military Drawings, War Film, French Army, British Colonial, Modern Warfare

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The Boer War lasted two years and eight months, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths. It is rare for such striking photography to emerge so long after the battle, but these images cover soldiers fighting, resting and being treated for injuries. British Soldier, British Army, Black N White Images, Black And White, Image Cover, War Photography, Cold War, Old Pictures, South Africa

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

The Boer War lasted two years and eight months, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths. It is rare for such striking photography to emerge so long after the battle, but these images cover soldiers fighting, resting and being treated for injuries. British Soldier, British Army, Black N White Images, Black And White, Image Cover, War Photography, Cold War, Old Pictures, South Africa

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

The Kruger Millions is one of the most famous hidden treasure that is still yet to be unearthed. Hidden by President Paul Kruger during the Boer War in South Africa. Buried Treasure, Treasure Maps, Map Symbols, Mindanao, Beautiful Home Designs, Jaguar F Type, Mystery Of History, Ancient Mysteries, Historical Maps

The Kruger Millions South Africa

The Kruger Millions is one of the most famous hidden treasure that is still yet to be unearthed. Hidden by President Paul Kruger during the Boer War in South Africa.

BATTLE OF SKALITZ The Austrians are overwhelmed by a charge of the Prussian cavalry Date: 28 June 1866 cm) Fine Art Print Framed, Poster, Canvas Prints, Puzzles, Photo Gifts and Wall Art Gustave Dore, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Battle Of Mactan, Wood Engraving, Paris, Photographic Prints, Art Reproductions

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

Rare Boer War photographs show British soldiers fighting in tough conditions Black N White Images, Black And White, Photo Report, British Soldier, History Photos, Antique Maps, African History, Mail Online, Daily Mail

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

Rare Boer War photographs show British soldiers fighting in tough conditions Black N White Images, Black And White, What Is Today, Free State, British Soldier, Afrikaans, Mail Online, Daily Mail, Soldiers

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

The British eventually won by the Army's sheer numbers while officers used a 'scorched earth policy' to cut off supplies to the Boers Black N White Images, Black And White, British Soldier, Afrikaans, Brave, Numbers, Army, Country Roads, Gi Joe

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

The British Army used a scored earth policy to remove resources including farm land from the Boers British Soldier, British Army, Black N White Images, Black And White, Afrikaans, Mail Online, Daily Mail, Soldiers, Battle

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

Mahatma Gandhi, who later led India to independence, volunteered as a stretcher-bearer for the Boer side. British Soldier, British Army, Black N White Images, Black And White, Military History, South Africa, Battle, Rubber Raincoats, War

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

Rare Boer War photographs show British soldiers fighting in tough conditions British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, British Colonial, Black N White Images, African History, South Africa, Battle, Military

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

Men of the First Battalion the Rifle Brigade before embarking on a ship on the Isle of Wight to take them to South Africa in 1899 British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, Military Photos, Military History, World War I, World History, World Conflicts, War Photography

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.

Survey Corps (map making) of the Australian Army ca. 1943 Shows a hiking party on Mt. British Soldier, British Army, British Colonial, White Image, Old West, Military History, More Pictures, South Africa, Mount Rushmore

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to 1902.