What We Learned…from Isandlwana

Snook, Mike
October 2007
Military History;Oct2007, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p17
The article focuses on the significance of Isandlwana, a hill in South Africa, to the British military forces from 1879 to 1900. Isandlwana was the first in a string of military blunders that nagged the British army between 1879 and 1900, most notably in the Anglo-Boer War. There followed a decade of reform from which emerged the British Expeditionary Force of 1914, arguably the best army ever to leave British shores.


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