Redcoats and Zulus: Thrilling Tales from the 1879 War

Redcoats and Zulus: Thrilling Tales from the 1879 War

by Adrian Greaves (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844150632
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 10/12/2004
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

The Anglo Zulu War Historical Societyvii
1.An Examination of the Causes of the Anglo Zulu War of 18791
2.Campaign Life in the British Army during the Zulu War11
3.Disease and Illness prevalent during the Zulu War22
4.The Zulu Army of 187929
5.Saving the Colour; Lieutenants Coghill and Melvill41
6.An examination of the controversies surrounding Isandlwana55
7.Isandlwana; What happened to the guns?72
8.Isandlwana; The Dunbar factor80
9.The Roll of the Rorke's Drift defenders82
10.Zulu War medals94
11.Reflections on the battle of Rorke's Drift102
12.Captain Stevenson, the roll of the NNC and the Reverend Witt116
13.The battle of Nyezane123
14.The Siege and Relief of Eshowe130
15.The Second Invasion of Zululand143
16.The Battle of Ntombe Drift149
17.Cattle Raiding by British and Colonial troops158
18.Who was the Prince Imperial?160
19.The battle of Hlobane163
20.The battle of Khambula171
21.The Martini-Henry rifle. Rates of Fire and Effectiveness182
22.The Missing Cavalry192
23.The Skirmish before Ulundi197
24.The battle of Ulundi206
25.Private Thomas Lane VC216

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