Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British

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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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Editors. "Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Related Groups

  1. British-Boer Wars