Nothing remains but to fight.The defence of Rorke’s Drift,1879.


More Victoria Crosses,the highest British award for valour,were awarded for one night of blood and fire in 1879 than ever before or since.That night has become immortalized in the mythology of the British Empire as ‘Rorke’s Drift’–the unforgetable story of how a handful of soldiers held this remote mission station against overwhelming numbers of Zulu warriors in the Anglo-zulu War.

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H/b in nice clean and sharp boards,in a fine illustrated d/w.Size 11×9 pp 167,inc.index,bibliography,various appendixes,illustrated throughout with many fine historical b/w photographic prints,with many portraites,some fine artistic sketchwork some as double-paged and in full colour, with cartoons.Hinges strong,Binding good to firm,there is some small ink dots in the text where a previous reader has marked his place and also in the bibliography.No foxing,staining or browning.Internally and externally clean and bright throughout.


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