BBC News – Isandlwana: The defeat that stunned Victorian Britain

BBC News – Isandlwana: The defeat that stunned Victorian Britain

The battle of Isandlwana in 1879 – in which a force of 20,000 Zulus annihilated a British contingent of 1,800 men – became a symbol to black South Africans that white domination was not inevitable. The stories are still being told today.

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