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THE SIEGE OF JAMMERBERGDRIFT: APRIL 6-25, 1900

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Author(s): P.W. Wessels

Journal: Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies
ISSN 2224-0020

Volume: 14;
Issue: 4;
Date: 2012;
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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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