Editors. "Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British (32 words)
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.18828 Battle of Laing's Nek: Boers repulse the British 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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