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Saturday, 11 June 2011
The Battle of Diamond Hill, South Africa, 11 - 12 June 1900, Contents Topic: BatzB - Diamond Hill
The Battle of Diamond Hill
South Africa, 11 - 12June 1900
Diamond Hill, an action fought on 11-12 June 1900, during the Second South African War, between British forces under the direct command of Field Marshal Lord Roberts and the main Boer army of the Transvaal republic under General Louis Botha.
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