Zulu: A Decisive Victory
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A small force of British colonial soldiers, armed with the best equipment that industrialized England can produce, defeats a significantly larger force of Zulu warriors at the Battle of Rorke's Drift during the Anglo-Zulu wars.

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  1. Why do you suppose the British soldiers started singing?
  2. Was British victory in this battle a forgone conclusion? Why or why not?

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