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part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Vandyk C
Born in Natal in 1862, Louis Botha first came to prominence in South African politics when he helped launch the New Republic Vryheid district of Zululand. During the Second Boer War, Botha enlisted and rose rapidly to the rank of general, taking command...
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer
The prime ministers of Britain and South Africa, Prime Ministers, Winston Churchill and Field Marshal Jan Smuts, in the garden of 10 Downing Street, London, on 5 October 1943.
part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer
Sergeant Visser, a South African ex-Prisoner-of-War, stops to look at the Houses of Parliament, during a visit to London. Big Ben can be clearly seen behind him.
part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Horton W. G. (Major)
Winston Churchill with Field Marshal Jan Smuts, of the Imperial War Cabinet, (right) and Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, CIGS (Chief of the Imperial General Staff), on board the destroyer conveying his party to Normandy, 12 June 1944.