The Battle of Isandlwana 1879

#OnThisDay 1879 Around 1,300 British soldiers were killed by Zulu warriors at the Battle of Isandlwana. Outnumbered 20:1 Leitrim man Col. Anthony Durnford was blamed for this loss, though in reality Lord Chelmsford used him as a scapegoat to save his own name.

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