By Ian Knight
Osprey's examine of British troops ahead of and through the Anglo-Zulu battle (1879). On four March, 1878 at King William's city, British Kaffraria, Gen. Sir Arthur Cunnynghame passed over superb command of the British forces in southern Africa to his successor, Lt. Gen. Sir Frederic Thesiger. The excessive Commissioner, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, used to be confident that one technique to the complicated difficulties which beset the area used to be to overthrow the final robust autonomous black nation bordering British possessions – the Zulu country of King Cetshwayo KaMapande. despite the fact that Cetshwayo had remained at the political protecting. This booklet descirbes the uniforms and gear of the forces that Thesiger led around the border to salary battle in Zululand.