RORKE'S DRIFT


RORKE'S DRIFT
   a station on the Tugela River, Zululand, the defence of which was on the night of the 24th January 1879 successfully maintained by 80 men of the 24th Regiment against 4000 Zulu warriors.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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