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Slide set: British bravery in Matabeleland: and the last stand of Major Wilson (lecture: J. Green & Son, 30-34 slides, 1894)

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in stock of Riley Brothers, 1894-1914 (item ref. 705)

in stock of Wrench & Son, 1898

in stock of J. Lizars, 1909 (item ref. 593)

in stock of Walter Tyler, 1909 (item ref. 268b)

in stock of Salvation Army, 1920s (item ref. 42)

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William R. May, British bravery in Matabeleland: and the last stand of Major Wilson (London: J. Green & Son, 1894)


The incident described in this set, known as the 'Shangani Patrol' or 'Wilson's Patrol', took place on 3-4 December 1893 north of the Shangani River in Matabeleland in Rhodesia (today Zimbabwe).

The Salvation Army catalogue uses the title Matabeleland.

Lucerna ID  3001015

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 26 August 2021

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