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Christian Rudolf. 1854--1922, Afrikaner military commander and politician, who led the Orange Free State army in the second Boer War (1899-- 1902). He was imprisoned for treason (1914) after organizing an Afrikaner nationalist rebellion
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Die Boere-pimpernel is lastig: "Nu eerst tijd om af te rekenen met dat gedonder van die Christiaan de Wet.
However, warriors like Abdelkader and Christiaan de Wet are probably largely unknown to all but specialists in the field.
By early 1902 Boer generals such Christiaan De Wet and C.
See the verbatim testimony of General Louis Botha at Pretoria on 2 May 1902 in the appendix of Christiaan De Wet, Three Years War, 355-357; see also British Parliamentary Papers (henceforth: BPP) LXIX Cd 820 (1901), "From Lord Kithchener to the Under Secretary of State for War, War Office, London S.
Christiaan De Wet, Three Years War, London, 1902, see pp 281-282 re guerrillas.