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Thursday, May 26, 2011

RORKES DRIFT, FAMOUS BATTLE BETWEEEN BRITISH AND ZULU WARRIORS

The Battle of Rorke's Drift


Rorke’s Drift: the iconic defence of the mission station by a small force of British and colonial troops; which saw a record award of Victoria Crosses and restored the faith of Victorian Britain in the Army.



War: Zulu War



Date: 22nd January 1879



Place: Tugela River in Natal Province, South Africa


http://www.britishbattles.com/zulu-war/rorkes-drift.htm
THE FAMOUS BATTLE OF RORKES DRIFT

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