Sketch of the Kafir and Zulu Wars : The Experiences of an Officer of the Somerset Light Infantry in South Africa, 1877-79
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Publisher: Leonaur Limited
Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.44" tall
A soldiers view of war against Kafirs and Zulus The author of this book was a young officer of the Somerset Light Infantry despatched to South Africa in the mid-Victorian period as part of the Queen Empress' red-coated forces that extended and maintained her Empire in the Dark Continent. His account is particularly interesting in that it puts the war against Cetywayo's Zulu nation within the context of the ongoing wars with the martial tribes of the region which led up to it. Parr's was experience and knowledge gained at first hand and so in addition to his appreciation and evaluation of the greater events in which he was embroiled he also provides the reader with intimate details and More...
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