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    Boer War Photographs

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    Post by mk1rceme on Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:13 pm

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    Canadian infantrymen engaging the Boers, 18 February 1900


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    Canadians on the veldt in South Africa


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    Post by mk1rceme on Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:15 pm

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    Canadian troops cleaning a Colt machine gun in South Africa


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    Canadian Troops Storming an Outlying Post Near Sunnyside


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    Post by mk1rceme on Thu Dec 17, 2009 11:16 pm

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    Royal Canadian Regiment crossing the Tugela River


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    Post by Royal Cdn Dragoon on Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:48 pm

    mk1rceme wrote:Boer War Photographs Royal_10
    Royal Canadian Regiment crossing the Tugela River


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    Dale, the 2nd photo is 2 x Royal Canadian Dragoons at an Outpost at Rietfontein.
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    Post by Wouter on Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:52 am

    Members of a Boer Commando, note the Lee Enfields the two men at the front are holding. I think the others are holding Mauser rifles.

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    Armed Boers

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    General Koos de la Rey surrenders to the British:

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    Let's not forget that the Boers were fighting for their republics and that it was the British who invaded the sovereign states of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State because gold had been found at Witwatersrand!
    But, as always, remember both sides of the line.

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