Zulu – The True Story

A look at how the humiliating defeat at the battle of Isandlwana was played down while the small victory at Rorke’s Drift, on the same day, was promoted by Victoria and Disraeli as the major engagement. The true story of the Zulu War is one of unprovoked slaughter, heroes ignored and the guilty protected – and the responsibility for this lies with those who lived above suspicion.