PRETORIA GEDURENDE DIE EERSTE VRYDEIDSOORLOG

  • A.E. Van Jaarsveldt Dokumentasiediens, SAW
Keywords: The role of Pretoria during the 1880 -1881 war, Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, Britain, Sir Owen Lanyon, Kolonel W. Bellairs

Abstract

In this article a close look is taken at the situation and role of Pretoria during the 1880 -1881 war between the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek and Britain. Plans for the defence of Pretoria and the laagers and forts that were erected towards this end are discussed and living conditions during the fortification of the town are examined.
Published
2012-02-28
Section
Articles