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  • Zulu Rising

    Zulu Rising
    av Ian Knight

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780330445931

    The battle of iSandlwana was the single most destructive incident in the 150-year history of the British colonisation of South Africa. In one bloody day over 800 British troops, 500 of their allies and at least 2000 Zulus were killed in a staggering…

  • Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880

    Australian Bushrangers 1788-1880
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472831101

    The first 'bushrangers' or frontier outlaws were escaped or time-expired convicts, who took to the wilderness - 'the bush' - in New South Wales and on the island of Tasmania. Initially, the only Crown forces available were redcoats from the small, s…

  • The Zulu War 1879

    The Zulu War 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321656

    Osprey's Campaign title for the Zulu War (1879). In the late 1870s the British Imperial administration in the Cape colony in southern Africa began to view the Zulu kingdom as a challenge to their authority.To contain this perceived threat, they engi…

  • The Boer Wars

    The Boer Wars
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326125

    Over the space of two centuries, the original Dutch settlers of South Africa, augmented by a trickle of refugees from a succession of religious wars in France and Germany, grew into a hardy breed. In time, these people came to think of themselves as…

  • The Boer Wars

    The Boer Wars
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855326132

    On 11 October 1899 the Second Boer War between the British and the Boers began. The war saw the most powerful professional army in the world pitted against the unconventional tactics of the undisciplined Boers. Although the Boers were finally forced…

  • Zulu

    Zulu
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324749

    Zulu military organisation was extremely sophisticated. Warriors were organised into regiments with some form of basic uniform and shields were state-manufactured and owned. Yet, in spite of this sophistication, much of the Zulu's military outlook w…

  • Zulu War

    Zulu War
    av Ian Knight, Ian Castle

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780900913754

    This work is one of the most widley known military campaigns of the Victorian era. It contains graphic eyewitness accounts from both sides and additional chapters cover what remains to be seen today, in museums, the battlefields, and the lonely grav…

  • Rorke's Drift, 1879

    Rorke's Drift, 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855325067

    Rorke's Drift sums up some of the best traditions of the British self-image: steadfastness against the odds, victory in adversity and the thin red line. The British stand deserves to go down in history as one of the most heroic actions of all time.…

  • Companion to the Anglo-Zulu War

    Companion to the Anglo-Zulu War
    av Ian Knight

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526796622

    Comprehensive historical companion to the Anglo-Zulu War.

  • Companion to the Anglo-zulu War

    Companion to the Anglo-zulu War
    av Ian Knight

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844158010

    The Anglo-Zulu War was a defining episode in British imperial history, and it is still a subject of intense interest. The Zulu victory at Isandlwana, the heroic British defence of Rorke's Drift and the eventual British triumph are among the most clo…

  • Queen Victoria's Enemies

    Queen Victoria's Enemies
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459517

    Due to the spread of British strategic and commercial interests during the Victorian period, the British military was called upon to serve in theatres across the world. Some of the fighting was severe; it took nearly 30 years of intermittent warfare…

  • Queen Victoria's Enemies

    Queen Victoria's Enemies
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459371

    The British Army in Queen Victoria's reign fought a series of regional campaigns against various African groups with complex military traditions well-suited to their environment. In many instances, the outcome of the ensuing fighting was by no means…

  • Queen Victoria's Enemies

    Queen Victoria's Enemies
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459432

    By the time Queen Victoria came to the throne, India - some 1,600,000 square miles, ranging from soaring mountains to deserts and jungle swamps, populated by 400,000,000 people with a kaleidoscope of different cultures and religions - was firmly in…

  • Boer Commando 1881-1902

    Boer Commando 1881-1902
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766485

    The Boer lifestyle of hunting for sport and profit honed the skills of field-craft, horsemanship and marksmanship, making them a formidable force in the field and well suited to guerrilla operations. This book describes the life and combat experienc…

  • Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier

    Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472818294

    Waged across an inhospitable terrain which varied from open African savannah to broken mountain country and arid semi-desert, the Anglo-Boer wars of 1880-81 and 1899-1902 pitted the British Army and its allies against the Boers' commandos.The nature…

  • The Zulu War 1879

    The Zulu War 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841766126

    The Zulu War of 1879 remains one of the best known British colonial wars and included two battles whose names reverberate through history. At Isandlwana the Zulus inflicted a crushing defeat on the British; the gallant British defence at Rorke's Dri…

  • British Forces in Zululand, 1879

    British Forces in Zululand, 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855321090

    Osprey's study of British troops prior to and during the Anglo-Zulu War (1879). On 4 March, 1878 at King William's Town, British Kaffraria, Gen. Sir Arthur Cunnynghame handed over supreme command of the British forces in southern Africa to his succe…

  • British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior

    British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782003656

    The short but savage Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 pitched well-equipped but complacent British soldiers into combat with the Zulu, one of history's finest fighting forces. The clashes between these two different armies prompted tactical innovation on both…

  • Isandlwana 1879

    Isandlwana 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841765112

    On 20 January 1879, the Centre Column of the British invasion force under the British Commander in Chief Lord Chelmsford, reached Isandlwana. Chelmsford's spies suggested a Zulu army was on its way to attack, so on 21 January he took a strong force…

  • Victoria's Enemies

    Victoria's Enemies
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850459012

    When Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne in 1837, British troops had recently concluded a war in southern Africa against the Xhosa people, and the seeds were already sown for a clash with the Boers. When she died in January 1901 Britain was…

  • The Zulus

    The Zulus
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780850458640

    'A very remarkable people, the Zulu', the British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, said on hearing of a fresh disaster in the war of 1879, 'They defeat our generals; they convert our bishops; they have settled the fate of a great European dynasty'…

  • Zulu Wars

    Zulu Wars
    av C.H. Moodie, Ian Knight

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780304353934

    After the annexation of the South African Republic, the British inherited the Boer border disputes with the Zulus. This comprehensive account of the Zulu wars is based on all known sources, quoting extensively from contemporary reports.

  • WARRIORS IN SCARLET

    WARRIORS IN SCARLET
    av KNIGHT IAN

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230767300

  • WARRIORS IN SCARLET

    WARRIORS IN SCARLET
    av KNIGHT IAN

    Häftad - 2023 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447223535

  • Brutal Valour: The Tragedy of Isandlwana

    Brutal Valour: The Tragedy of Isandlwana
    av James Mace

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781530989713

    It is December 1878, and war looms on the horizon in South Africa. British High Commissioner Sir Henry Bartle-Frere seeks to dismantle the powerful neighbouring kingdom of the Zulus and uses an incursion along the disputed border as his justificatio…

  • A Door to Your Imagination

    A Door to Your Imagination
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781434359780

  • With His Face to the Foe

    With His Face to the Foe
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781862273672

    On the afternoon of 1 June 1879, in a muddy gully in the heart of Zululand, the ambitions of France's Bonaparte dynasty came to a tragic and violent end. A patrol of British troops, in the vanguard of an invading column, was ambushed by the Zulu, an…

  • Maori Fortifications

    Maori Fortifications
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846033704

    The Maori people of New Zealand were experienced field engineers and it was common practice to protect villages with surrounding entrenchments and wooden palisades, known as pas. However, it was not until 1845, with the first fighting between the Ma…

  • British Infantryman vs Mahdist Warrior

    British Infantryman vs Mahdist Warrior
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472845610

    In 1882, the United Kingdom intervened in the affairs of independent Egypt, overthrowing a nationalist revolt, with the intention of securing British strategic interests along the Suez Canal. Subsequently drawn into a series of confrontations in Egy…

  • British Fortifications in Zululand 1879

    British Fortifications in Zululand 1879
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841768298

    Throughout the Anglo-Zulu wars, the British fortified almost every position they occupied in Zululand, from permanent column depots to temporary halts on the lines of communication. This book explores the extensive fortifications constructed around…

  • Colenso, 1899

    Colenso, 1899
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781855324664

    In 1899 Great Britain was at the height of its Imperial power. The Queen Empress had been on the throne for more than 50 glittering years, and her domain touched upon every continent. Yet, even at this pinnacle of Imperial pomp and majesty, the Brit…

  • The New Zealand Wars 1820-72

    The New Zealand Wars 1820-72
    av Ian Knight

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780962771

    Between 1845 and 1872, various groups of Maori were involved in a series of wars of resistance against British settlers. The Maori had a fierce and long-established warrior tradition and subduing them took a lengthy British Army commitment, only sur…