A Handful of Heroes, Rorke's Drift: Facts, Myths and Legends

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Thanks to newly discovered letters and documents, A Handful of Heroes updates the history of the Defence of Rorke's Drift, which will forever be one of the most celebrated British feats of arms. Remarkably after such prolonged historical scrutiny, the author's research proves that there is yet more to discover about this famous incident of the Zulu War 1879 and her superbly researched book reveals a number of myths that have distorted what happened during the gallant defence of the small Mission Station. For example, it ...

A Handful of Heroes, Rorke's Drift: Facts, Myths and Legends 2015, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781473828223

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