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Zulu : Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift 22nd-23rd January 1879.

KNIGHT, Ian CHAPPELL, Michael and McBRIDE, Angus (Paintings)

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ISBN 10: 1872004237 / ISBN 13: 9781872004235
Published by Windrow and Greene;, 1994
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Folio. Hardback. Third impression. 136pp. Printed on gloss paper. 8 full-page colour paintings of British and Zulu fighting men, plus some 150 b/w photographs, illustrations and maps. A definitive account of how in January 1879 at Isandlwana, a force of nearly 1,500 British troops armed with modern rifles and artillery came to be annihilated by tribal people armed only with spears. Also - how at Rorke's Drift a tiny outpost of just over 100 men held out against repeated assaults of some 4000 warriors - in the Anglo-Zulu War .A near Mint copy with no inscriptions, in a Fine unclipped dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 30872

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Title: Zulu : Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift 22nd-...

Publisher: Windrow and Greene;

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Recounts how and why, in January 1879, at the remote African crag called Isandlwana, a force of nearly 1,500 British Regular and Colonial troops experienced in African warfare, armed with modern rifles, well supplied, and encamped at their leisure on ground of their own choosing came to be annihilated by a tribal people armed mostly with spears. Includes some 150 photographs and drawings, with maps of the battlefields and movements, and with color paintings of the fighting men. No index. Distributed by Combined Books, Inc. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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