Boers defeated at Boomplatz by British forces

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Historical Context Note

At the Battle of Boomplatz, the Boers are defeated by British forces, and retire across the Vaal. This secures the Orange River area for Britain.
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Editors. "Boers defeated at Boomplatz by British forces". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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