Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British (32 words)

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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
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18828, accessed 23 June 2017.]


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  1. British-Boer Wars

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