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Jameson Raid       LUcat Search catalogue 294918272

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In December 1895 Cecil Rhodes, Prime Minister of the Cape, secretly commissioned Leander Starr Jameson to lead a force of mounted men into the Transvaal with the aim of overthrowing Kruger's government. The expected uprising of Uitlanders (non-Afrikaner whites) failed to materialize and the raiders were soon captured.

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Anglo-Boer wars

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09.03.02 NAMED WARS

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