What was the Anglo-Zulu War (1879)?

Introduction The Anglo-Zulu War was fought between 11 January 1879 and 04 July 1879 between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom. Following the British North America Act of 1867 for the federation in Canada, by Lord Carnarvon, it was thought that similar political effort, coupled with military campaigns, might succeed with the African Kingdoms,… Read More


Who was Frederick Hitch?

Introduction Frederick Hitch, VC (29 November 1856 to 06 January 1913) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Battle of Rorke’s Drift, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Overview Born in Southgate, in Middlesex, he… Read More