Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/6/2012

Sketches of Rorke’s Drift and Zulu war immortalised in Michael Caine film emerge 133 years later showing aftermath of the heroic battle

t has gone down in British military history as one of the most astonishing triumphs – achieved against almost impossible odds.

The heroic defence of the isolated British outpost of Rorke’s Drift fewer than 150 colonial soldiers against the onslaught of up to 4,000 Zulu warriors resulted in 11 Victoria Crosses awarded for only a few hours of fierce fighting. for more click here

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