Boer War

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What was a cause of the Boer War?
Utilanders
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What was one war which occurred before the second Boer war?
Zulu wars
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When was war declared?
11th October 1899
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What was the nickname for soldiers at this time?
Tommy
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What was a negative in fighting the Boer War in Africa?
almost a total absence of maps of southern Africa
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What was the commander-in-chief of the army up to 1895 like?
traditional and stubborn
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How many men were in the British army?
135,000
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How many men were in the Boer army?
60,000
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Name a strength of the Boer Army
Equipped with Europe's best weapons
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When was Black week?
10th-15th December
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What did Gatacre fail to take on the 10th?
Stomberg
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How many casualties were suffered when Buller tried to relieve Ladysmith?
1400
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Who said the British should surrender?
Colenson (commander of the army)
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