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A Handful of Heroes, Rorke's Drift
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Katie Stossel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

Thanks to newly discovered letters and documents, A Handful of Heroes updates the history of the Defence of Rorke's Drift, which will forever be one of the most celebrated British feats of arms. Remarkably after such prolonged historical scrutiny, the author's research proves that there is yet more to discover
Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Ian F. W. Beckett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879, the first major encounter in the Anglo-Zulu War, witnessed the worst single day's loss of British troops between the battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the opening campaigns of the First World War in August 1914. Moreover, decisive defeat at the hands
Rorke's Drift: A New Perspective
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Neil Thornton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-20 - Publisher: Fonthill Media

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A British Lion in Zululand
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: William Wright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

Everyone knows about Rorke`s Drift and Isandlwana but what happened at the end of the Zulu War has never been told before ‒ and it’s every bit as exciting.
The Rorke's Drift Men
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: James W Bancroft
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-14 - Publisher: The History Press

Through the night of 22/23 January 1879, a small garrison of British soldiers behind a makeshift barricade of bags and boxes successfully defended the storehouse and field hospital at Rorke’s Drift, against an army of Zulu warriors who outnumbered them by about twenty to one. This heroic stand became on