'BY THE ORDERS OF THE GREAT WHITE QUEEN': CAMPAIGNING IN ZULULAND THROUGH THE EYES OF THE BRITISH SOLDIER, 1879.

Knight, Ian.


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BCA ed., 1992. 272 pp., frontis., map + 2 other maps + 17 plates + occasional ills. D.j., 22 x 14cm. FINE. This book presents in one volume the most interesting and important first-hand, eye-witness accounts and reminiscences by participants in the Anglo-Zulu War. From commanding officers, to leading officers to lesser figures, this book gives a varied perspective on the different battles of the Zulu War as well as on minor incidents and scares, the drudgery of daily campaigning and even a little humour of camp life. In each case the acclaimed author has linked and evaluated the accounts, and provided a brief outline of each soldier's career and his role in the war. Illustrated.


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