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Images Dated 3rd February 2006

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Relief of Ladysmith - the last rush at Hlangwane Hill, 19 February 1900 Featured 3 Feb 2006 Image

Relief of Ladysmith - the last rush at Hlangwane Hill, 19 February 1900

Relief of Ladysmith - the last rush at Hlangwane Hill, 19 February 1900. During the 2nd Boer War (1899-1902) the British in Ladysmith were besieged by the Boers from 1 November 1899 to 28 February 1900. The defence was under the command of General George Stuart White (1835-1912). The British force to relieve the town was led by General Redvers Buller. The taking of Hlangwane Hill on 17-19 February by the British began the collapse of the Boers. Eventually the Boer lines round Ladysmith were broken on 27 February and the town relieved the following day

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Boer families in a British concentration camp at Eshowe, Zululand, 2nd Boer War, 1900 Featured 3 Feb 2006 Image

Boer families in a British concentration camp at Eshowe, Zululand, 2nd Boer War, 1900

Boer families in a British concentration camp at Eshowe, Zululand, 2nd Boer War, 1900. This represented the first use of the internment of civilians in camps in wartime. The objective of the British was to hamper the Boer insurgents by removing civilians from the land, thereby restricting the fighters food supplies. Diet and sanitary conditions in the camps were poor and some 28, 000 internees died from disease and malnutrition

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Sectional view of the Colt revolver, c1880 Featured 3 Feb 2006 Image

Sectional view of the Colt revolver, c1880

Sectional view of the Colt revolver, c1880. The Colt revolver, invented by Samuel Colt (1814-1862). After the Mexican war of 1846-1848, Colt's weapon was adopted by the US army. From The Practical Dictionary of Mechanics edited by Edward H Knight, (London and New York, c1880)

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