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Rorke's Drift, 1879: Pinned Like Rats in a Hole

The Osprey Campaigns series considers particular actions or battles in depth, illustrating them with both conventional maps and 'birds'-eye-view' artwork, with photographs and engravings and original artwork. Rorke's Drift is undeniably the most famous conflict of the war and is considered here in blow-by-blow detail.