The Battle of Isandlwana

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  • The Battle of Isandlwana
    • 2. The day which the battle was fought was unlcky for the zulus
    • 3. British at disadvantage because the ground shielded the zulus from view
    • 1. low morale for troops as they had marched a lot
    • 4. some officers came without rifles as too heavy
    • 5. proper defences not built
    • 7.british fired at zulus till ran out of ammo then were refused more ammo
    • 6. unexperianced commander
    • 8. zulus encircled the camp
    • 9. native african soldiers fled
    • 10. zulus broke in through the rear
    • 11. pockets of british soldiers fought till they were overwhelmed
    • 12. all the soldiers were killed only 55 out of out of 1000 escaped
    • 13. zulus  had more deaths than the british
    • 14. the zulus had woken a sleeping giant, the british had lots of resources
  • 2. The day which the battle was fought was unlcky for the zulus
  • 7.british fired at zulus till ran out of ammo then were refused more ammo

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