In the shadow of the Sphinx


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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 213 (February 2006), p. 24-31


The Battle of Isandlwana fought against the Zulus is one of the most notorious defeats endured by the British Army. Based on his analysis of the battlefield and first hand accounts, Mike Snook offers a new view of the clash, demolishes some myths, and celebrates a disciplined fighting retreat