Daniel Theron was a scout on the losing side of the Second Boer War. Reading his life story, you’d have trouble believing Theron could lose at anything. A school teacher turned lawyer, he was transformed by the war into a real-life Hemingway hero. As head of the TVK unit, he destroyed bridges, dynamited railway tracks, hijacked trains, slaughtered enemy troops, and once sprang over 70 Boers from a British prison. At the height of

Daniel Theron was a scout on the losing side of the Second Boer War. Reading his life story, you’d have trouble believing Theron could lose at anything. A school teacher turned lawyer, he was transformed by the war into a real-life Hemingway hero. As head of the TVK unit, he destroyed bridges, dynamited railway tracks, hijacked trains, slaughtered enemy troops, and once sprang over 70 Boers from a British prison. At the height of

North Anna River, Virginia Destroyed bridge of the Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad

North Anna River, Virginia Destroyed bridge of the Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad

American tank M4A1 'Sherman' equipped with dozer, clearing the destroyed bridge over the river Ögren (Egrenne) in the town of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte). Machine from the 17th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division United States. Background image jeeps 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion of the same tank division.

American tank M4A1 'Sherman' equipped with dozer, clearing the destroyed bridge over the river Ögren (Egrenne) in the town of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte). Machine from the 17th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division United States. Background image jeeps 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion of the same tank division.

WWII: Liberation of the Netherlands - Canada at War Members of North Shore Regiment (N.S.r.) hunting and removing mines on approach to destroyed bridge. Zutphen, The Netherlands, 7 April 1945.

WWII: Liberation of the Netherlands - Canada at War Members of North Shore Regiment (N.S.r.) hunting and removing mines on approach to destroyed bridge. Zutphen, The Netherlands, 7 April 1945.

American tank M4A1 'Sherman' (Sherman) equipped with dozer, clearing the destroyed bridge over the river Ögren (Egrenne) in the town of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte). Machine from the 17th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division United States. Background image jeeps 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion of the same tank division.

American tank M4A1 'Sherman' (Sherman) equipped with dozer, clearing the destroyed bridge over the river Ögren (Egrenne) in the town of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte (Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte). Machine from the 17th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division United States. Background image jeeps 82nd Reconnaissance Battalion of the same tank division.

Italian bridge destroyed by Germans in Roccaravindola, Italy on 12 January 1944 | The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum : Oral Histories

Italian bridge destroyed by Germans in Roccaravindola, Italy on 12 January 1944 | The Digital Collections of the National WWII Museum : Oral Histories

Confederate troops viewed from a distance of one mile, on the opposite side of a destroyed bridge in Fredericksburg, Virginia, by Union photographer Mathew Brady, 1862.

Confederate troops viewed from a distance of one mile, on the opposite side of a destroyed bridge in Fredericksburg, Virginia, by Union photographer Mathew Brady, 1862.

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