By Ian Castle
For lots of humans the epitome of the British soldier of the past due Victorian interval is the Redcoat who fought in southern Africa within the 1870s. This identify covers the foremost interval of the wars opposed to the Zulu and Boers; the dramatic battles of Rorke's flow, Isandlwana, Ulundi, Laing's Nek and Majuba are one of the most recognized engagements within the heritage of the British military. the adventure of the British soldier from the again streets of Britain's internal towns, to the remoted rock outcrop of Isandlwana and the mountain best of Majuba is one in all self-discipline, devotion, loyalty, bravery, selection and sheer hard-work. it's a trip from which many males by no means back.
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