How Can Man Die Better: The Secrets of Isandlwana Revealed By Lt. Col. Mike Snook, Softcover
A uniquely detailed analysis of the Isandlwana campaign and the famous British defeat at the hands of the Zulu Proposes a new hypothesis and offers many fresh insights Illustrated with maps, photos, and overlaid terrain photographs How Can Man Die Better is a fresh and unique analysis of the Battle of Isandlwana, in which a massive Zulu host attacked the British at the foot of the mountain of Isandlwana. This is a work of remarkable depth, which eschews the commonly held perception that the British collapse was sudden and that the 24th Regiment was quickly overwhelmed. Rather, there was a protracted and heroic defense against a determined and equally heroic foe. The author reconstructs the final phase of the battle in a way that has never been attempted before. How Can Man Die Better is essential reading for anyone interested in Isandlwana, the Anglo-Zulu War, or the Victorian Army. Nice, used condition.