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Gideon Scheepers Uniform 5 months 3 days ago #83981

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Sitting in the centre, with armed guard behind him.

Here is the complete image, showing the president of the court martial questioning Scheepers.



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Gideon Scheepers Uniform 5 months 3 days ago #83982

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If you're fluent in Afrikaans, and have a couple of hours to spare, here is the 1981 fore-runner of another more famous Boer War courtroom drama...
alchetron.com/Gideon-Scheepers
The past is not dead. In fact, it's not even past.

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Gideon Scheepers Uniform 5 months 3 days ago #83984

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Hi thanks for your message. I did find a copy of the film on YouTube and I did attempt to get my wife, who is fluent in dutch to try and help me..... she got fed up
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Gideon Scheepers Uniform 5 months 3 days ago #83985

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I happen to have a copy of the famous Scheepers photo in my collection. No idea where I got it from now!
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Gideon Scheepers Uniform 4 months 2 weeks ago #84283

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Hi I've found a reference for where Scheepers got the uniform he was photographed in at Graaf-Reinet. It was apparently looted from a uniondale post cart!
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