Books tagged: gallantry

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Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
Balaclava Victoria Crosses: Including the Charge of the Light Brigade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
At Balaclava the Charge of the Heavy Brigade and the Light Brigade action provided two of the most famous deeds recorded in the annals of the British Army. This well-researched book contains biographical tributes and detailed accounts of the actions of the nine men who were awarded the Victoria Cross during the battle. With the Chronological Roll of all 111 Crimean War Victoria Crosses.
Local Heroes: Rorke's Drift Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This well-researched publication provides concise and informative biographical tributes to a selection of 16 men from various towns and cities who were present at the defence of Rorke’s Drift, the battle depicted in the motion picture 'Zulu!' None have previously been highlighted in any of my Ebooks on the subject.
Brits At The Alamo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
More than 30 British-born men fought for the Texas cause during the siege and battle of the Alamo. This is a concise and informative account of their deeds.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
The Charge of the Light Brigade - A Selection of Survivors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Concise and informative biographical tributes to 17 men who survived the Charge of the Light Brigade and attended a benefit concert held on their behalf. Extensively researched over four decades, the information is drawn from official documents and archives, eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports and stories related by their descendants.
The JWB Historical Library: Journal Two - Zulus! A Graphic Account of the Defence of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The motion picture ZULU!, captures the atmosphere and gallantry of the defence of Rorke’s Drift - now read a concise and descriptive narrative that does the same.
Zulu War Heroes: Defenders of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of a selection of men who played a prominent part in the defence of Rorke's Drift against an army of determined and ferocious warriors during the Zulu War of 1879. The battle was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'
The Most Victoria Crosses For A Single Action
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Numerous sources have stated that the most Victoria Crosses awarded for a single action were gained for the defence of Rorke’s Drift on 22/23 January 1879, during the Zulu War. However, my original research carried out from 1992 to 1994 for compiling The Chronological Roll of the Victoria Cross suggests that there were three prior superlatives. This is an up-to-date analysis of my findings.