Battle Maps/Feature/Modern/Zulu Wars Map of the Battle of Isandlwana, 22 January 1879 : Zulu Wars February 8, 2011 1 min read 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 Share this Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Reddit Email You might be interested in April 12, 2012 Pirates! – the Royal Navy’s trade routes April 10, 2012 Waterloo – map of troop manoeuvres March 8, 2018 Chakdara: the other Rorke’s Drift? 1 Comment 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. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.