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Zulu War

War Name : Zulu War

Date(s) : 11 January 1879 - 29 August 1879

Part of : British Victorian Colonial 'Small Wars' ,


Following aggressive suspicions against the Zulu chief Cetewayo, a large British force of 6,639 imperial and colonial troops with around 9,000 native infantry under Lieutenant-General Lord Chelmsford gathered in Natal for a campaign against him.

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