As promised we have South African battlefield guide, speaker and storyteller Rob Caskie as a guest to chat with us about the Anglo Zulu War. Rob is an internationally recognized expert on this and a great many other battles and conflicts associated with early South African history. Rob’s website is robcaskie.com, and here you can find the dates and venues when Rob will be speaking, and where you can find Rob if you are interested in a tour of local South African battlefields.
The Anglo Zulu War was fought in 1879, and was an episode of British imperial history in South Africa. It was the signature of what came to be known in South Africa known as the Native, or Kaffir Wars.