The state of the Railways in South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

  • B.A. Zurnamer Major BA Zurnamer is also the author of a series of articles 'The Locomotives of the South African Railways (1971).
Keywords: Anglo-Boer War, Railways in South Africa, the Boers' strategy was to destroy the railway installations, The railways were considered to be of prime importance by the British

Abstract

The railways in South Africa were badly damaged during the Anglo-Boer War by the armed forces of the two Republics during their retreat and the guerilla campaign which followed.
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2012-02-28
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