Anglo-Boer War 2: The Boer general Piet Cronje surrenders with 3 919 men (nearly 10% of the total republican fighting strength)

Tuesday, 27 February 1900

Anglo-Boer War 2: The Boer general Piet Cronje surrenders with 3 919 men (nearly 10% of the total republican fighting strength) to the British at Paardeberg on the 10th day of the battle. 

References:
• Burne, J. (ed)(1989). Chronicle of the World, (Sl): Longman Chronicle
•  Cloete, P.G. (2000). The Anglo-Boer War: a chronology, Pretoria: Lapa
•  SA National Museum of Military History. (1999). Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, Johannesburg: The Museum.

Last updated : 21-Feb-2012

This article was produced by South African History Online on 17-Feb-2012

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