[Epub] ↠ National Army Museum Book of The Zulu War (Pan Grand Strategy Series) Author Ian Knight – Ormskirkremovals.co.uk

National Army Museum Book of The Zulu War (Pan Grand Strategy Series) The Anglo Zulu War Of 1879 Remains Crucially Important To Understanding The History Of The British Empire The Battle Of Isandlwana, When The British Army Was Defeated By An Indigenous Foe, Caused Shock Waves Back Home And Was A Reminder Of The Perils Of Taking Military Superiority For Granted Drawing On The Superb Archives Of The National Army Museum, This Book Recreates The Extraordinary Campaign, From The Opening Stages Of The War, To The Defeat Of The Zulu Nation At Ulundi And The Capture Of King Cetshwayo Letters And Diaries By Participants, Including The British Commander In Chief, Lieutenant General Lord Chelmsford, Give New Insights Into The Harsh Reality Of The Fighting.


10 thoughts on “National Army Museum Book of The Zulu War (Pan Grand Strategy Series)

  1. says:

    A gem if you are into the Anglo Zulu conflict A little tedious if you are not as the whole book is filled with details, quotations from personalities who where there, Zulu and British and some Boer I trudge through the first chapters not knowing...


  2. says:

    I can t remember the last time I started a book and didn t persevere with it even if I didn t like it Sadly, this is one of the books I didn t persevere with.I was keen to read this after only knowing about the Zulu war what I d seen on the films Zulu and Zulu Dawn ever since my childhood Sadly, I found this book to be really heavy going, in fact, it never really did get going.I gave up after around 80 pages, after initially deciding to try and continue with it.Rather than telling the facts about the war there are too many ...


  3. says:

    Though you would not think so from the film Zulu, the battle of Rorke s Drift was just an episode in the Zulu War of 1879 80.Ian Knight gives us a good insight into the war using not only diaries written by officers and men ...


  4. says:

    For the fourth year in a row I ve started with a history book about the Anglo Zulu war of 1979 I m getting quite used to it by now, so a lot of the material was not new to me However, there were an aw...


  5. says:

    If you want to learn about one of the nastier elements of late 19th century British Imperialism, this is a very good place to start Forget Michael Caine and the retelling of the Battle of Rorke s Drift in the classic movie, this is a serious bit of research.