n Journal for Contemporary History - Die optredes van die Bloemfontein Stadskommando vanaf sy stigting in 1848 tot die neerlegging van sy vaandel in 2005

Volume 30, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



In this article the phenomenon of commandos, their roll and utilisation and the way they came into being in South Africa, the Free State and Bloemfontein are discussed. The history, utilisation and ultimate disbandment of the Bloemfontein City Commando are depicted. There were times of intense action but also long periods of inactivity.

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