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The Zulu Wars

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KwaZulu Natal Battlefields Tours - Fugitives Drift Lodge: Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War of Absolutely fascinating. Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Congo, Seychelles, Cap Vert, Amazing Places On Earth, Kenya, Kwazulu Natal, Out Of Africa

KwaZulu Natal Battlefield Tours | Isandlwana & Rorke's Drift | Anglo Zulu War

We offer in-depth battlefied tours of the Anglo Zulu war of 1879. Our guides will take you to Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift to see the battlefields.

Military Through the Ages Jamestown Settlement British Army Uniform, British Uniforms, British Soldier, British Armed Forces, Military Pictures, American Revolution, Commonwealth, Military History, Military Fashion

Military Through the Ages at Jamestown Settlement

24th Regiment of Foot [1879 AD, Anglo-Zulu War] re-enactors at Jamestown Settlement's "MILITARY THROUGH THE AGES" event in March.

Robson was awarded the Zulu War Medal for his refusal to leave his commanding officer's side during defence of British garrison Military Awards, War Medals, Royal Engineers, Age Of Empires, Zulu, Military History, British Medals, Special Interest, Icons

Zulu War medal awarded to Rorke's Drift hero who never left commanding officer's side sells for £132,000

A MEDAL awarded to a hero of Rorke’s Drift, which was immortalised in the film Zulu, has sold for a record £132,000. Charles Robson was the personal servant to Lieutenant John Chard who organ…

Battle of Isandlwana Rorkes Drift Military Art, Military History, Royal Horse Artillery, Crimean War, British Armed Forces, African Tribes, Historical Artifacts, British Army, British History

Battle of Rorke's Drift

The Battle of Rorke's Drift on 22nd January 1879 part of the Zulu war next to the Tugela River in Zululand South Africa

 This was allegedly at the rear of the skirmish lines. British Soldier, British Army, Military Units, Military History, French Foreign Legion, Kwazulu Natal, British Colonial, African History, Allegedly

This bad ass picture shows the burned wagons of the 24th still in place. This was allegedly at the rear of the skirmish lines. I think the photo is genuine....just peeked at one of the paintings I pinned, and the it shows the wagons there as well. the painting may have been made using the pic for scale..

22 January 1879 n South Africa, a Zulu army led by Ntshingwayo kaMahole Khoza annihilated a British detachment in the Battle of Isandlwana while Prince Dabulamanzi kaMpande was repulsed on the same day during his attack on Rorke’s Drift. Military Art, Military History, Military Photos, Age Of Empires, Historical Artifacts, British Colonial, British Army, African History, Warfare

Battle of Isandlwana

the battle fought on 22nd January 1879, at which the Zulus wiped out a substantial British force, including the 1st Battalion, 24th Foot and rocked Victorian society.

The famous defence of Rorke's Drift house, pictured shortly after the heroic battle to defend the British outpost from the onslaught of upto Zulus, resulted in 11 Victoria Crosses being awarded for valour Zulu Warrior, Man Of Honour, British Soldier, African History, Watercolor And Ink, Beautiful Images, Drawings, Pictures, Special Interest

Astonishing drawings capturing bloody aftermath of Rorke's Drift

The archive of around 100 watercolours and ink drawings by William Whitelock Lloyd is being sold at auction by its private owner and is expected to fetch £60,000.

Mr Robson received a Zulu war medal. War Medals, American Pride, Zulu, African History, Military History, Badges, Wwii, Nostalgia, Coins

Rorke's Drift medal shown in the film Zulu sells for £132,000

Driver Charles Robson (pictured) was the personal servant to Victoria Cross hero Lieutenant John Chard, who was played by Stanley Baker in the classic 1964 movie.

Zulu battle shield used at the Battle of Rorke's Drift 140 years ago goes up for sale for Agricultural Revolution, Zulu Warrior, Safari Room, Art Of Beauty, Black History Facts, Suffragette, Industrial Revolution, British Army, Inventions

Zulu shield used at Battle of Rorke's Drift for sale for £5,000

A Zulu shield used in the Battle of Rorke's Drift where 4,000 Zulu warriors fought 140 British troops is to be auctioned off in Edinburgh. It is believed to have been brought back as a 'trophy'.

Zulu battle shield used at the Battle of Rorke's Drift 140 years ago goes up for sale for Agricultural Revolution, Zulu Warrior, Safari Room, Art Of Beauty, Black History Facts, Suffragette, Industrial Revolution, British Army, Inventions

Zulu shield used at Battle of Rorke's Drift for sale for £5,000

A Zulu shield used in the Battle of Rorke's Drift where 4,000 Zulu warriors fought 140 British troops is to be auctioned off in Edinburgh. It is believed to have been brought back as a 'trophy'.

How the Zulu Nation Changed World History with the Greatest Victory of Indigenous People Over European Armament European History, World History, Black History, Zulu Warrior, Killed In Action, British Army, Victorious, Battle, Queen Victoria

Battle of Rorke's Drift

The iconic defence of the mission station in Natal on 22nd January 1879, by a small force of British and colonial troops; winning a record number of Victoria Crosses and inspiring Victorian Britain.