By Timothy J. Stapleton
An army background of South Africa: From the Dutch-Khoi Wars to the top of Apartheid represents the 1st entire army historical past of South Africa from the start of eu colonization within the Cape through the 1650s to the present postapartheid republic. With specific emphasis at the final two hundred years, this balanced research stresses the historic value of battle and army constructions within the shaping of contemporary South African society. vital topics comprise army model through the means of colonial conquest and African resistance, the expansion of South Africa as a local army energy from the early twentieth century, and South African involvement in conflicts of the decolonization period. geared up chronologically, every one bankruptcy stories the most important conflicts, rules, and armed forces problems with a selected interval in South African heritage. insurance contains the wars of colonial conquest (1830-69), the diamond wars (1869-81), the gold wars (1886-1910), international Wars I and II (1910-45), and the apartheid wars (1948-94).
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One hundred and ﬁfty Ndebele died in the assault, and it has been estimated that a total of 450 were killed in the entire engagement. Only two Boers were killed and a dozen wounded. Boer horsemen pursued the Ndebele but failed to recover their livestock. Over the next two months Potgieter and recently arrived Gert Martiz rallied Boer newcomers and recruited Griqua and Rolong Tswana allies, who had been displaced by Mzilikazi some years before, for an offensive against the Ndebele. In January 1837 Potgieter and Maritz led a raiding party of 107 Boer and 40 Griqua horsemen as well as 60 Rolong infantry across the Vaal River.
D’Urban’s force also returned to the colony with 10,000 Gcaleka cattle. In addition, the governor declared that the territory between the Keiskamma and Kei rivers was annexed by Britain and would be known as Queen Adelaide Province. While D’Urban’s force was operating east of the Kei, the divisions under Cox and Van Wyk continued pursuing the Rharhabe into the Amatola Mountains but were hampered by rough terrain and heavy rain. In midMay 1835 Maqoma rejected a colonial offer to suspend hostilities if his people moved east of the Kei.
On June 30, before the deadline for payment had expired, Warden led his composite force against Moletsane’s Taung who had occupied Viervoet Mountain. With support from a sixpounder gun, Warden’s men drove off the Taung and captured around 3,000 cattle. However, a large force of Sotho under Molapo, Moshoeshoe’s son, crested the mountain and poured down on Warden’s surprised men. Around 200 Rolong, drunk on captured beer, were killed and the rest of the colonial force ﬂed back to Thaba Nchu in the Orange River Sovereignty.
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