The Road to Isandhlwana.The Years of an Imperial Battalion

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Overdue for a home posting,a British imperial battalion-1/24th-is taken to Natal to spearhead an invasion of Zululand.Less than two weeks later-on the 22nd. January 1879-more than 400 of its officers and men lie dead on the battlefield at Isandhlwana.The gripping account of this bloody battle constitutes the climax of a story which begins four years earlier,with the arrival of the 1/24th.at the Cape of Good Hope on New Years Day 1875.

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H/b in nice clean boards,corners slightly bumped,in a illustrated d/w chipped and considerably edge-worn.size 9×6 pp 288,inc.index,bibliography,site plans in text,page maps,illustrated with some reproduced b/w photographic prints many of which are portraites,and artistic sketches,with maps to end-papers.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm.There is a Chrismas good-will message on the ffe/p.With the authors signature on page 185.Otherwise clean and bright throughout.

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