In the course of the Second Boer War, the Boers under Piet Joubert
inflict a humiliating defeat on the British at the Battle of
Ladysmith, also known as the Battle of Nicholson's Nek, in the
biggest British surrender since the Napoleonic Wars.
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Editors. "Battle of Ladysmith: Boers win". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19299, accessed 16 August 2018.]
- British-Boer Wars