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Zulu War, 1879, Rorke’s Drift, Final Battle (Film “Zulu”)

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Zulu War, 1879. Rorke’s Drift was small station with a missionary hospital. 150 soldiers, including hospital patients defended the station against 3000-4000 Zulus. Eleven Victoria Crosses were awarded to the defenders, along with a number of other decorations and honours.

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