Tag Archives: Blockhouses

Anglo-Boer War blockhouses: Sites to visit during the Easter weekend

Witkop (Gauteng)

By Simon Green There is a wonderful book to explore the various old blockhouses left behind after the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). Whether you want to drive there, stop at the site en route to family or friends or hike into the mountains – there is a blockhouse somewhere near you!             Anglo-Boer War blockhouses: A […]

Nuwe boek oor blokhuise van ABO mees omvattende nóg

Hoewel daar al baie geskryf is oor die blokhuisstrategie van die Anglo-Boereoorlog, is die Brits-gebore skrywer en militêre historikus Simon C. Green se boek, Anglo-Boer War blockhouses: A military engineer’s perspective, die mees omvattende werk nóg oor dié militêre verskynsel. Dié boek is onlangs vrygestel deur Porcupine Press en nou beskikbaar by Kraal Uitgewers. Green […]