Day of the Zulu


Episode Info

This episode of the popular PBS series takes an in-depth look at the events surrounding the battle of Isandhlwana, a battle of the Victorian era between British regulars and Zulu tribesmen. The battle was a disaster for the British, costing them the colors of two regiments and the avoidable deaths of thousands of trained soldiers. This video unearths new facts about the battle, including new information about the Zulu military machine, including their use of mind-altering drugs.