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Johannesburg and Pretoria forts 8 years 1 month ago #10343

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A picture of one of the forts taken from With the Flag to Pretoria, p645:

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Johannesburg and Pretoria forts 8 years 1 month ago #10344

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Dr Jameson may have committed a rash act! really? :ohmy: when I went to school, rash would be defined as acting without consideration, I think "Lanner" did a great deal of consideration, as did a number of other gentlemen. :silly:

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Johannesburg's principal fortress

Source: ILN 23 September 1899
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These pictures are from: Harold Josling (pen name of Harold Josling Bryant). 1907. The Autobiography of a Military Great Coat: being a History of the 1st Norfolk Volunteer Active Service Company, 1900-1. Jarrolds, London, 424 pp.

I can view this book online and for free through the NY Public Library. It may matter that I live inn the US.

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Here are a couple of photo's of Fort Schanzkop as it looks today and a view from the fort towards the Voortrekker Monument.













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Excellent photos Rob and Adrian. Many thanks
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