Brave Men's Blood: The Epic of the Zulu War 1879

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One of the most comprehensive accounts of the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War ever published. Brave Men's Blood is also the best illustrated. The result of years of research in Britain, South Africa, France, the USA and Australia, it includes 270 contemporary illustrations integrated with text providing a concise history of the Zulu state and the causes of the war. Pictures of Zulu as well as British commanders, personalities and soldiers appear, giving a balanced image of the war. The illustrations of men in action, ...
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One of the most comprehensive accounts of the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War ever published. Brave Men's Blood is also the best illustrated. The result of years of research in Britain, South Africa, France, the USA and Australia, it includes 270 contemporary illustrations integrated with text providing a concise history of the Zulu state and the causes of the war. Pictures of Zulu as well as British commanders, personalities and soldiers appear, giving a balanced image of the war. The illustrations of men in action, uniforms and weapons, bring to life the experiences of soldiers from both sides, and create a sense of life in the field and the drama of combat itself. Battles are depicted in contemporary sketches and engravings that present a unique record of the campaign.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781844152124
  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/2006
  • Series: Pen and Sword Military Classics Ser.
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 8
1 The Coming of the War Horse 19
2 Thunderclap 57
3 Besieged 95
4 Turning-Point 131
5 Destruction of the Zulu Kingdom 163
6 Last Shots 205
Glossary 214
Bibliography 215
Illustration Acknowledgements 218
Index 219
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