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OTD: The Victoria Cross is established

On the 29th of January 1856¬†Queen Victoria issued the royal warrant that established the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.¬† Prior to the 1850s, there was no official standardised system for recognition of … Continue reading

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The Kruger House

No reading about the Boer War would be complete without mentioning Paul Kruger, and there is no doubt that he was a significant person in the history of South Africa. His house is situated in Pretoria and is now a … Continue reading

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