THE SIEGE OF JAMMERBERGDRIFT: APRIL 6-25, 1900

  • P.W. Wessels Military
Keywords: The siege of Jammerbergdrift, Second War of Independence, Britishcommander Gen Roberts, march to Pretoria, Dr.W. van Everdingen

Abstract

The siege of Jammerbergdrift can never be compared to any of the great battles of the Second War of Independence, but it was important because: The Britishcommander Gen Roberts had to delay his march to Pretoria for one month, and this waste of time enabled work on the forts (eg. Klapperl
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2012-02-28
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