British Infantryman In South Africa 1877-81: The Anglo-Zulu and Transvaal Wars by Ian CastleBritish Infantryman In South Africa 1877-81: The Anglo-Zulu and Transvaal Wars by Ian Castle

British Infantryman In South Africa 1877-81: The Anglo-Zulu and Transvaal Wars

byIan CastleIllustratorChrista Hook

Paperback | November 21, 2003

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For many people the epitome of the British soldier of the late Victorian period is the Redcoat who fought in southern Africa in the 1870s. This title covers the key period of the wars against the Zulu and Boers; the dramatic battles of Rorke's Drift, Isandlwana, Ulundi, Laing's Nek and Majuba are some of the most famous engagements in the history of the British Army. The journey of the British soldier from the back streets of Britain's inner cities, to the isolated rock outcrop of Isandlwana and the mountain top of Majuba is one of discipline, devotion, loyalty, bravery, determination and sheer hard-work. It is a journey from which many men never returned.
Ian Castle served for many years on the council of the Victorian Military Society, is currently a consultant to the Anglo Zulu War Historical society and is also involved in the archaeological project working on the Zulu War battlefields. Ian began writing more than ten years ago and besides contributing numerous articles to military j...
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Title:British Infantryman In South Africa 1877-81: The Anglo-Zulu and Transvaal WarsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.87 × 7.25 × 0.15 inPublished:November 21, 2003Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841765554

ISBN - 13:9781841765556

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Enlistment · Training · Appearance and equipment · Everyday life · Experience of battle · Colour plate commentary · Museums · Collecting · Re-enactment · Index

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