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The Battle of Isandlwana fought on 22nd January 1879 was the greatest
defeat suffered by the British Army during the Victorian era. A Zulu army of
24,000 warriors had moved undetected to within striking distance of the British
camp in the shadow of Isandlwana Mountain. From the start the 1,700 defenders
underestimated the danger descending upon them. They were swept aside with
horrifying speed and the final stage of the battle consisted of desperate
hand-to-hand fighting amid the British camp. Over 1,300 men were killed;
scarcely 60 Europeans survived. Ian Knight employs new archaeological and
historical research to provide a completely new interpretation of the course of
the battle. Contents: Origins of the Campaign * Chronology * Opposing Commanders
* Opposing Armies * The Campaign * Aftermath * The Battlefield Today * Colour
artwork by Adam Hook.
  • AUTHOR: Knight/Hook
  • FORMAT: 96pp 75 Bw 5 col 248x184 Pb
  • Code: 14591

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