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Battle of Talana Hill

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The Battle of Talana re-enactment

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The Battle of Talana re-enactment

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Slag van Talana Deel 1

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Slag van Talana Deel 2

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23rd January 1900: British troops attack Spion Kop in the Second Boer War

The Battle of Talana Hill, also known as the Battle of Glencoe, was the first major clash of the Second Boer War. A frontal attack by British infantry supported by artillery drove Boers from a hilltop position, but the British suffered heavy casualties in the process, including their commanding general Sir William Penn Symons.
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