The battle of Ulundi fought on the 4th of July 1879 marked the bloody, brutal climax to the Anglo-Zulu war. After so many initial setbacks including the massacres at Isandlwana and Ntombe Drift Lord Chelmsford and the British forces could now breathe a sigh of relief – the Zulu impis were broken and their King, Cetswayo, was now on the run.

Here is a full report of the battle from my Podcast:

And for those of you who like video, here is my tour of the battlefield – it’s a cracking spot to visit and well worth the effort.

 If you want to listen to the rest of the podcast then you can find the episodes here. If you use an iPhone then here is the best link for listening.

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