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Boer War Concentration Camp Cemetery

Kroonstad, South Africa
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Saddening to see how many people had to die because of the heartlessness of the foreign forces.

It is disturbing to thinks that women and children who had nothing to do with decision to fight... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
kdgarlipp
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Pretoria, South Africa
A concentration camp cemetery that is very well maintained

The Kroonstad Concentration Camp Cemetery lies near the site of the camp during the Second Boer War... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2016
JohnHowellsMHT
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Sydney, Australia
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May 10, 2017
“Saddening to see how many people had to die because of the heartlessness of the foreign forces.”
Jun 16, 2016
“A concentration camp cemetery that is very well maintained”
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Kroonstad, South Africa
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

It is disturbing to thinks that women and children who had nothing to do with decision to fight were removed from their homes and literally left to die in concentration camps. This cemetery is an indictment against the British military machine.

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

The Kroonstad Concentration Camp Cemetery lies near the site of the camp during the Second Boer War that through unconscionable policy and bad logistics saw the death of so many women and children. The special design in slate and marble is stunning, the granite grave...More

3  Thank JohnHowellsMHT
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

A startling site to see. A austere silence hangs over the concentration camp cemetery. 2000 boer women and children laid to rest. A beautifully kept cemetery, that pays tribute to the victims of the horrible Scorched Earth policy that Britain maintained during the Anglo Boer...More

5  Thank jcKruger2014
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