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Custer and the Sioux, Durnford and the Zulus : parallels in the American and British defeats at the Little Bighorn (1876) and Isandlwana (1879)

Author: Paul Williams
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015] ©2015
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Named Person: George A Custer; Anthony Durnford; George A Custer; Anthony Durnford; George Armstrong Custer; Anthony Durnford
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Williams
ISBN: 9780786497942 0786497947
OCLC Number: 898167560
Description: vii, 210 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Their land is ours --
Deception and deceit --
The impossible ultimatum --
The three-column plan --
The three-column advance --
The divided command --
The last man, the last bullet --
Besieged --
Finding the dead and the living --
So who was to blame --
The fading comet --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Paul Williams.

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