Battle of Bakenlaagte

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    "The Battle of Bakenlaagte occurred on 30 October 1901 during the guerrilla phase of Anglo-Boer war of 1899–1902. The battle saw the Eastern Transvaal Boer commandos of Generals Grobler, Brits, Viljoen and Louis Botha attack the rear guard of Colonel Benson's much feared No 3 Flying Column while it was in marching formation to its base camp...Benson's British No 3 flying column, comprising 2000 men, specialised in night raids that were terrorising Boer Commandos on the highveld, it had become so successful that General Botha ordered all available boer forces to accumulate at Bakenlaagte so as to attack Benson. The No 3 Flying Column was marching back ....."
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    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bakenlaagte
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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