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3rd April 2002Pulleine's last message - Edmund Yorke's book
Started by Susan Cromwell
Am I totally wrong or does the photograph on p. 140 show the date as 1889? I have looked at this under a microscope and it certainly appears to have b... (click to view)
Latest Post: 9th May 2002
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3rd April 2002Rorke's Drift Doctor by Lee Stevenson
Started by Alec Weston
I have just enjoyed reading Lee Stevensons well researched book about Surgeon Reynolds. Well done for a very interesting book. I was, however, concer... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2002
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31st March 2002QUEEN MOTHER DIES
Started by Gary Laliberty
QUEEN MOTHER DIES THE Queen Mother has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. She died "peacefully in her sleep" this afternoon at th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st April 2002
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29th March 2002Melvill and Coghill
Started by Alan Critchley
Lts Melvill and Coghill were awarded posthumous VCs in 1906 for their part in saving the colour from Isandlwana. Some illustrations depict the two of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd May 2005
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28th March 2002Lucky Escape ?
Started by Graham Alexander
The escape of the 5 Imperial officers from Isandlwana has been attributed to them wearing blue patrol jackets. Is it possible that the Zulus would hav... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th March 2002
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25th March 20022 battles or 1
Started by James Garland
Are we right in treating Isandhlwana and Rorkes Drift as two separate battles, or should we treat them as one? If they are treated as separate phases... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2002
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23rd March 2002Disease at Eshowe
Started by Gary S. Edinger
The engineers seemed to put considerable thought into the construction of the fort at Eshowe. Surely they knew about the risk of disease during a sieg... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd March 2002
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22nd March 2002Zulu victory at Isandhlwana, 'defeat' at Rorkes Drift - Why?
Started by Alun
Having recently watched both Zulu Dawn and Zulu movies, I wonder if I could invite your comments on the following question. In 'Zulu Dawn', the Z... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd May 2004
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21st March 2002Yardage Markers
Started by Bob Bennett
In the film Zulu Dawn, there is a scene with a private and dummer boy stepping off yardage and placing markers. Does anyone know if this actually hap... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st May 2005
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21st March 2002Monmouthshre
Started by Alan Critchley
I have had correspondence regarding the country which Monmouthshire belonged to. I was led to believe that Monmouthshre was an English county until t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th March 2002
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20th March 2002world premiere making of zulu 1963 in Spalding,Lincs
Started by jay
finally after 39 years it may welll be possible to see the lost professional footage of the complete filmcrew of zulu in action on screen! It will be ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd April 2002
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19th March 2002What was a Bombardier?
Started by Gillian Mead
My Great, grandfather was a Bombardier in the Royal Artillery in South Africa. I do not know what that means other than he drove a wagon (carrying ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd April 2002
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18th March 2002Ammunition Boxes
Started by John Young
The subject of ammunition boxes has against reared its ugly head within the forum debate. So I decided to do some further research into the subject. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th March 2002
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18th March 2002DVD region2
Started by Arthur Bainbridge
I have heard that Zulu will be released on DVD on he 3rd of June no idea about extras,if anyone finds out then please add to subject... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2002
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17th March 2002Regimental Colours At Isandlwana
Started by Michael George
Everyone knows what happened to the Queen's Colour at Isandlwana, but can someone tell me what happend to the Regimental Colours At the Battle? ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd May 2005
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17th March 2002King's Royal Rifle Corps (60th Regt.)
Started by Dan Rudary
Hi Everyone, Latley, I have been studying the history of British rifle units. The King's Royal Rifle Corps, which served in Zululand in 18... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th April 2002
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15th March 2002Rorkes Drift and Little Big Horn
Started by Dan Rudary
Hi Everyone, I was just thinking one night about the Battle of Rorkes Drift and the Battle of Little Bighorn. For those of you who do n... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th March 2002
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14th March 2002ZULU CASUALTIES
Started by James Garland
The Zulus lost about 400 dead at Rorkes Drift giving a 10 per cent death rate in 24 hours. Do any readers know how that compares with say The Somme or... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th March 2002
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13th March 2002Islandwana site survey!
Started by Trevor Finney
Did anyone see the Tel Programme a couple of months ago on the battle site at Islandwana. They came up with some interesting finds and facts about why... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2004
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13th March 2002Zulu [email protected]
Started by Bill Power
British losses in this engagement are well documented! The burial of 391Zulus in the immediate vicinity of RD after the battke is,also,noted.with othe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th March 2002
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