Boer War

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either of two wars: the first when the Boers fought England in order to regain the independence they had given up to obtain British help against the Zulus (1880-1881)

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The author has staked out a unique place for himself and his new book within the revisionist historiography on the 1899-1902 South African War.
Restoration and repair work to the South African War Memorial situated in the Haymarket area of Newcastle upon Tyne.
lt;BThe War Memorial in Newcastle for the South African War.
Maud GrahamAEs personal account of her life as a teacher to the concentration camp children of South Africa during the South African War between 1899 and 1902.
They explore resistance to specific wars (including the South African War, the First and Second World Wars, and Vietnam), the ideology and nature of resistance (national, ethical, political, spiritual), and organized activism against militarization (such as cadet training, the Cold War, and nuclear arms).
David Johnston rededicated the National War Memorial to add the dates of the South African War and the Afghanistan mission.
From the first so-called "concentration camps" during the South African War (1899-1902) to present-day Guantanamo, they span the entire 20th century.
The defendant, who was wearing the South African war badge and another decoration, said he had only just come out of hospital, and had not had a drink for several months.
Dutch Pro-Boer Propaganda and the South African War (1899-1902).
His perspectives include geology, wild flowers and other flora, reptiles and amphibians, early man, and the South African war of 1899 to 1902.
In his study of the centenary of the South African War he argues that public commemorations are not about historical accuracy but 'to derive maximum benefit from the past in the present' (p.
Helmoed-Romer Heitman, South African War Machine (Johannesburg: Central News Agency, 1985), p.
Restoration of the sluice gates at Sarehole Mill, improved security at Aston Hall and restoration work on the city's South African War Memorial in Cannon Hill Park are also part of the first round of projects.
It was built to remember six Rhyl men who died in the South African War of 1899-1902 Sitting by the sea taking in the sea air, a pastime enjoyed by the generations, Rhyl was a mecca for the Victorians who flocked to the seaside to take the waters and breath in the air, not much has changed in 100 years all What a spectacular attraction this was in its day.
In the South African War (1899-1901) doctors gained experience in small-calibre rifle wounds and found antiseptic techniques were effective in treating gunshot wounds.
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