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Date > 1800

The Books of Remembrance: The South African War and the Nile Expedition

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Provides a bibliography of suggested reading on the South African War and external links to electronic resources.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

Photo Gallery - South African War

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A photo gallery is presented here commemorating fallen Canadians. Some photos of veterans appear in the collection as well as the cemetaries where they were buried and monuments memorializing their contribution to the war.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

South African War Memorial (Ottawa)

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The Ottawa South African War Monument found in Confederation Park is one of many South African War monuments that have been erected across Canada to commemorate this war.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

History of 20th Century Canadian Military Conflicts - VAC Canada Remembers

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This is the opening page to more detailed Veterans Affairs information on Canada's participation in major military conflicts of the 20th century. Includes resources pertaining to the South African War, the First World War, the Second World War, and the Korean War, as well as stories about Native soldiers and other interesting tales.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

110th Anniversary of the End of the South African War

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On October 11, 1899, war broke out in South Africa between the British and the Boers (descendants of Dutch Protestant farmers) who had been engulfed in conflict for over fifty years.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada