oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Brief history of the dam of dreams : Hartbeespoort Dam remediation

Volume 20, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



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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