Elandslaagte Battlefield

A Boer commando of about 1 200 men with three guns had ensconced itself among some hills near the Elandslaagte station. This commando was attacked by the British on 21 October 1899 and thoroughly defeated.

Zulu History

Zulu History

The Zulu ancestors first settled in Zululand in the late 17 century in the valley of the Mhlathuze...

Vaalkrans Battlefield

Vaalkrans Battlefield

The scene of the third unsuccessful attempt by Gen. Buller, which was then abandoned because of...

Battle of Tugela Heights

Battle of Tugela Heights

General Buller's fourth attempt was successful. It began on 14 February and during the next few...

Spioenkop Battlefield

Spioenkop Battlefield

Scene of the most futile, certainly the bloodiest, of the four battles fought in an effort to...

Siege of Ladysmith

Siege of Ladysmith

General Joubert's force of about 20 000 men, slowly but surely advanced on Ladysmith and placed...

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