Boer War





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Destroyed Bridge

destroyed railway bridge

Colenso railway bridge, destroyed by the Boers.

The Battle of Colenso, fought on 15 December 1899, resulted in a humiliating defeat for the British. It was the third battle fought during the so-called Black Week, when the Boers defeated the British with heavy losses at various locations throughout the battle zone.

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