56 minutes | Mar 8th 2021

Episode 0095—World War, Boer Detour

On January 3, 1896, Germany's Kaiser Wilhelm II sent a telegram to Transvaal Republic President, Johannes Kruger congratulating him on the recent success in repelling an attack from British raiders.  In the real timeline, the telegram caused heightened tensions between Britain and Germany.How would history have been different if further actions had followed the telegram to continue to cause strife between the factions in southern Africa?Helpful Background Links:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kruger_telegramhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_WarListeners can get a FREE audiobook with theirFREE 30-Day Trial Membership from Audible CLICK HEREWebsite: www.aforkintimepodcast.comE-Mail: aforkintimepodcast@gmail.comDirect Link to Listener Survey: https://www.aforkintimepodcast.com/listenersurveyIf you enjoy the podcast, you can help by supporting us via Patreon.https://www.patreon.com/aforkintimeYou can follow A Fork In Time on….Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aforkintimeTwitter: @AFITPodcastPinterest: www.pinterest.com/aforkintimeTheme Music: Conquer by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/aforkintime)
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