Battle Story: Isandlwana, 1879 (BOK)

Edmund Yorke

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On 22 January 1879 a 20,000-strong Zulu army attacked 1,700 British and colonial forces. This engagement at Isandlwana remains one of the most overwhelming defeats in British military history. To understand what happened and why - read Battle Story. Key profiles explore why the British imperial army, superior in equipment, were defeated by the poorly equipped Zulu troops A wealth of rare accounts and quotes reveal the true tragedy of the battlefield Illustrations detail the equipment of both sides, the terrain and the men who fought against each other Orders of Battle detail the composition of the opposing forces' armies Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to start exploring this legendary battle


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Edmund Yorke
ISBN 9780752462011
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 12,4cm x 19,8cm x 1,3cm
Vekt 177 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form African history, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Battles & campaigns, Military history