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The Battle of Rorke's Drift. The Zulu attitude towards firearms was that: "The generality of Zulu warriors, however, would not have firearms – the arms of a coward, as they said, for they enable the poltroon to kill the brave without awaiting his attack." Even though their fire was not accurate, it was responsible for five of the seventeen British deaths at Rorke's Drift.

The Battle of Rorke's Drift. The Zulu attitude towards firearms was that: "The generality of Zulu warriors, however, would not have firearms – the arms of a coward, as they said, for they enable the poltroon to kill the brave without awaiting his attack.

Carica degli "Scots Greys" a Waterloo

Carica degli "Scots Greys" a Waterloo

This Heroic Little Garrison, defence of Rorke's Drift (by Chris Collingwood)

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A battle in Belgium in 1815 in which the British and Prussians defeated the French under Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon abdicated as emperor a few days after this final defeat, and a few weeks later he was captured and sent into exile.

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Campaign uniforms of the Zulu War.Riflemen of the Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1879

From Wikiwand: Guerra anglo-zulú

The defence of Rorke's Drift by Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville Chard is show on the right of the painting in pale trousers.

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