oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Brief history of the dam of dreams : Hartbeespoort Dam remediation
|Article Title||Brief history of the dam of dreams : Hartbeespoort Dam remediation|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Willie Meyer and Marlene McKay|
|Publication Date||Jul 1978|
|Pages||10 - 12|
General Hendrik Schoeman carved his place in history through the role he played in the First Anglo Boer War, but more so because of the controversy surrounding his actions during the Second Anglo Boer War. His violent death in May 1902, caused by the explosion of a lyddite bomb in an ashtray in his house in Pretoria, sparked speculation that his death was not an accident.
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