Defence of the Hospital. Rorke's Drift 1879

Zulu War 1879 - Privates Robert Jones, Henry Hook, William Jones and John Williams Fielding at Rorkes Drift Mission Station defend the hospital. All survived and would receive the Victoria Cross

Lieutenant Colonel Redver Buller winning the Victoria Cross at Hlobane rescuing a fellow officer

Lieutenant Colonel Redvers Buller winning the Victoria Cross at Hlobane rescuing a fellow officer

Alfred Henry "Harry" Hook VC (6 August 1850 – 12 March 1905) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Battle of Rorke's Drift, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

Alfred Henry "Harry" Hook VC August 1850 – 12 March was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Battle of Rorke's.

battle of isandlwana painting

Military Art and Historical paintings by World Renown Fine Artist Chris Collingwood.

Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879 was the first major encounter in the Anglo–Zulu War between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom; art by James Edwin McConnell.

Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879 was the first major encounter in the Anglo–Zulu War between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom; art by James Edwin McConnell.

Rorkes Drift

Depicting one of the nighttime Zulu attacks on Rorkes Drift. The South Wales Borderers defend the outpost by the light of the burning hospital building.

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