Paardeberg

Paardeberg

(pär`dəbərg, –bĕrk), historic location, Free State prov., South Africa. In Feb., 1900, during the South African WarSouth African War
or Boer War,
1899–1902, war of the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State against Great Britain. Background
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, Gen. Piet Cronje and his Boer (Afrikaner) troops were forced to surrender to the British army at Paardeberg.
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Cronje surrendered at Paardeberg, Ladysmith was relieved, and at the beginning of March Lord Roberts marched into Bloemfontein.
After a grueling five-day march, 19th Brigade trapped the Boer Army at Paardeberg Drift on 18 February 1900.
Piet) Cronje wat deur lord Roberts tot oorgawe gedwing word by Paardeberg, langs die Modderrivier.
Doran Vineyards Chenin Blanc, Voor Paardeberg 2013, South Africa (PS11.
The main engagements of the war, the battle honours if you like, are also inscribed on the memorial - Ladysmith, Kimberley, Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, Driefontein, Diamond Hill, Wittebergen, Paardeberg.
The wines that forced me to rethink were the superb Tesco Finest Voor Paardeberg Roussanne 2011, made by Boschendal, Asda Extra Special Chenin Blanc 2010, produced by Origin Wines and a Decanter Awards Gold Medallist, Kleine Zalze Chenin Blanc 2010 and last summer the Quoin Rock Cape Blend 2004 - originally meant to be sold for PS20 under the label of South African golfing great Gary Player but ending up on the UK market for little over PS8 a bottle.
Bercuson's chapter "From Paardeberg to Panjwai: Canadian National Interests and Expeditionary Operations.
He would soon travel east to Paardeberg where he and 1,200 British troops would face off against Boer General Piet Cronje and his 4,000 men.
Their illustrious Battle Honours include historic skirmishes such as: Malplaquet, Belle Isle, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, Tirah, Relief of Kimberley, Paardeberg, and South Africa 1899-1902.
A couple of months ago I raved about Tesco''s Finest Voor Paardeberg roussanne 2011, made by Boschendal in South Africa''s Paarl region.
There are regular Dark Night outings to Paardeberg which have been well supported.
Earlier, in view of depressed diamond prices, the company has suspended bulk sampling at its projects, including the Silverstreams alluvial project, the Paardeberg East kimberlite project and the De Kalk alluvial project.