Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British

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Historical Context Note


At the Battle of Laing's Nek, fought between British forces under the command of George Colley, and Transvaal Boers who had recently declared an independent republic, the British suffer a humiliating defeat.
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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18828, accessed 02 September 2015.]


Related Groups

  1. British-Boer Wars