Talk by Prof Fransjohan Pretorius

Siege of Mafeking

Oct  1899 to May 1900 A British success or Boer failure?

Mafeking,  a small town on the Botswana border had

immense strategic importance to both British & Boer in the 2nd Boer war.

British garrison besieged for 7 months, received immense celebration in Britain.

Baden Powell, had prepared for a Boer attack became

a hero and went on to form the international scout movement.

Talk at Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort, Conference centre

Saturday 18 March at 10h00. No Charge.

After the talk MACH will hold an AGM in the Conference room. 

Confirm AGM attendance for receiving  Agenda, Constitution, and information.

Cableway restaurant has a snack lunch menu for delegates.

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