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Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war Fantastiese Vroumens!

Peter De Wet, Boer General Date 1900

Second Boer War -Boer General Peter de Wet 1900

Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British. [The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop(1) along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900. It was fought between the South African Republic and the Orange Free State on the one hand and British forces during the Second Boer War campaign to relieve Ladysmith].

Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British.

Boer farmstead. During the Second Boer War the "scorched earth" policy was…

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

Un-named Canadian Nursing Sister with her WWII decorations: Kodachrome taken at Riverside, Ontario. She trained as a nurse in St. John, New Brunswick, and volunteered for military nursing service. She met her husband (who was in the Canadian army) they met in France in 1944 during the  Normandy Invasion, and were married on 26 July 1945 in Paris, France. They had a short honeymoon in France, returned to their units and were re-united in Canada. Posted by her son on Shorpy.

Un-named Canadian Nursing Sister with her WWII decorations: Kodachrome taken at Riverside, Ontario.

The British Cemetery on top of Majuba Mountain - This Day in History: Feb 27, 1881: The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The British Cemetery on top of Majuba Mountain - This Day in History: Feb

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