Posted December 29, 2017 10:00 am by Comments

By Rusty S.

Prelude to a war, an opportunity for inventory: In the last days of 1895, a contingent of mounted Rhodesian Police headed into the South African Republic (ZAR), also known as the Transvaal. Their goal: to initiate an uprising of “Uitlanders”-foreign miners-against the Boers and hand over control of the mineral-rich region to Cecil Rhodes and […]

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