Map of the Battle of Isandlwana, 22 January 1879 : Zulu Wars

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Isandlwana was perhaps the greatest defeat inflicted on the British redcoats by native warriors in imperial history.

To read the full article, see Issue 6 of Military times

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  1. Can’ believe how ridiculously linear the British formation was against a very mobile enemy, what were they expecting, the Zulu to just stand-at-a-distance?

    Durnford obviously kept the left-horn engaged but was too far from ammunition resupply.

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