The Defence of Rorke's Drift during the Zulu War, 22nd January 1879. A painting by Lady Elizabeth Butler, specially commissioned by Queen Victoria to commemorate the bravery of the soldiers who fought off a Zulu attack on a field hospital, although massively outnumbered. On the right, Private Frederick Hitch distributes ammunition to the soldiers, an act of courage for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Anti-Mau Mau poster, caricature of a Mau Mau rebel, 1952
Anti-Mau Mau poster, caricature of a Mau Mau rebel, 1952 (c).Inscribed: ?THE MAU MAU WANT YOUR GUN! SEE THAT THEY DON?T GET IT?.Black and red lithograph with yellow background, published by The African Information Services (Kenya), 1955 (c).Caricature of a Mau Mau rebel.From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum. Date: circa 1952
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British Politics - The Ulster Volunteers - 1913
'Volunteers prepare for action at a meeting in Larne'. Protestant Ulstermen, armed with Boer War-era British Army equipment, pose for camera. The Volunteers were set up to resist Home Rule for Ireland, by force, if necessary. Other Volunteers can be seen drilling, background.
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