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Date: 2 months ago   Category: Science

"The whole world was surprised": as the Anglo-Zulu war began with painful defeat of the British — RT in Russian


140 years ago the Anglo-Zulu war — one of the most large-scale colonial conflicts of the second half of the 19th century began. The British under a formal pretext intruded on lands of Zulus and unexpectedly for themselves faced fierce resistance. At the beginning of the campaign British suffered several painful defeats in spite of the fact that they were resisted by the soldiers armed only with copies and clubs. Learned about this failure around the world. Though Africans suggested colonists to make the peace, the British could not concede and, having waited for a reinforcement, beat Zulus. To the middle of the XX century in the territory of Zululend London set apartheid mode.

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