95. RORKE’S DRIFT AND THE BATTLE OF ISANDLWANA

IPGL Tent, Sat 29th June 18:00 - 19:00 (60 mins)

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The Battle of Isandlwana in 1879 was one of the most devastating defeats suffered by Britain at the hands of local inhabitants. Douglas Rattray will explain the battle from both sides, highlighting the courage of the desperate British soldiers and the gallantry of the proud Zulu warriors. Our Eurocentric understanding of this titanic clash has, for years, been that of a British blunder but was it, in fact, a great Zulu victory?