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Jameson Raid Search catalogue 294918272
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.
09.03.02 NAMED WARS
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