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The state of the Railways in South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Author(s): B.A. Zurnamer

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

Volume: 16;
Issue: 4;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Anglo-Boer War | Railways in South Africa | the Boers' strategy was to destroy the railway installations | The railways were considered to be of prime importance by the British

The railways in South Africa were badly damaged during the Anglo-Boer War by the armed forces of the two Republics during their retreat and the guerilla campaign which followed.

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