The Zulu Wars

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War Documentary hosted by Graham McTavish, published by UKTV in 2002 - English narration

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This series explores the facts and investigates the truth behind the British Redcoat Army's campaign in Zululand during 1879. The war was started by a country at the height of it's imperial powers and prosecuted by an army charged with the responsibility of implementing a policy known as Confederation - a proposal to unite various black and white factions in South Africa under British authority. Interviews, on location footage and new geological surveys all help to reconstruct the conflicts and give insight into the tactics used in these epic battles. Written by Ian Knight Series Producer : Audrey Healy Produced & Filmed by Trevor Green Cromwell Productions 2002

[edit] The Road to Isandlwana

The first episode in the series sets the scene and tells the fascinating story of the origins of the war and explains how Sir Henry Bartle-Frere engineered the British invasion of Zululand.

[edit] The Washing of the Spears

The appalling disaster at Isandlwana was received with horror in Britain and the Government did all it could to maximise the news of the momentous events at Rorke's Drift.

[edit] Twilight of the Zulus

This episode tells the story of the bloody second and final phase of the war during which the British exacted terrible retribution on the Zulu nation and humiliated King Cetshwayo.

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Video Codec: XviD ISO MPEG-4
Video Bitrate: 2405 kbps
Video Resolution: 720x544
Video Aspect Ratio: 1.324:1
Frames Per Second: 25.000
Audio Codec: 0x2000 (Dolby AC3) AC3
Audio Bitrate: 192kb/s CBR 48000 Hz
Audio Streams: 2
Audio Languages: english
RunTime Per Part: 48:00.000
Number Of Parts: 3
Part Size: 895 MB
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