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Boer Wars
Location: South Africa

The Boer Wars were two wars fought in the southern parts of Africa in the 19th century.


Mr. Roecastle, headmaster at the Farringham School for Boys, had fought there, and Oliver Redfern had died at the Battle of Spion Kop. (DW: Human Nature)

The Doctor and Peri rescued Winston Churchill when he was a war correspondent there. (PDA: Players)

The Doctor claimed to have been present during the Relief of Mafeking. (DW: The Daleks' Master Plan, The Invasion of Time) Hugh Curbishley also mentioned Mafeking. (DW: The Unicorn and the Wasp)

The War Lords kidnapped soldiers from the Boer War for use in their war games. (DW: The War Games)

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