One pre-Mandela Northern Transvaaler
once told me: "We will never forgive you British - 19 members of my family died in that war."
, one presumes, as they speak Afrikaans
It contains a number of white groupings (English-speakers and Boers, capitalists and anti-capitalists, women and men, Transvaalers
and Cape Towners), with some major although mainly elliptically-expressed differences between them.
It is more than passing interest to South Africans to note that, in the very same year when the German flag was hoisted at Angra Pequena, a parry of Transvaalers
and Cape colonists, under the leadership of Willem Jordaan, purchased the whole of the vast area m the north which is now known as Grootfontein District, from the Paramount Chief of Ovamboland.