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5th March 2002MODERATOR NOTICE - TOPIC REMOVED
Started by Peter Critchley
Hi, Some of you may have seen a duplicated topic called "British Weapons" by someone called 'Gus' who chose not to leave an email. This t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th 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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11th March 2002ISANDLWANA BOOK
Started by GLENN STACY
I finally have to give my impressions on the Isandlwana book by Dr. Greaves. A couple of months ago I happened to see this book on the Barnes & No... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th March 2002
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4th March 2002Private John Fagan
Started by Tom Fagan
Does anyone have any information (date of birth, place of birth, etc) for Private John Fagan of B Company? He's listed as KIA at Rorke's Drift and is ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th March 2002
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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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12th March 2002Rorke's Drift map
Started by Arnaud
I didn't find a map of rorke's drift on this website. Is there one. If not, does someone have a detailed map ? Thank you. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th March 2002
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12th March 2002Private Joshua Lodge, 25B/1304 b Company, anyone know anything about him?
Started by Mark Lodge
I saw there was a Private Joshua Lodge in the 24th Reg. I am just courious if anyone would know anything about him? If he was from the North Somerse... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th March 2002
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12th March 2002Bolt actions in Zulu?
Started by Bryce
it seems there was a fluke in the film zulu. in several scenes I have noticed bolt action rifles. Does anyone know why the movie uses the and what typ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th March 2002
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4th March 2002Zulus with martini-Henry rifles at Rorkes' Drift?
Started by Glenn Wade
It is said that the Zulu army had no Martini-Henry rifles at Rorkes' Drift but it is fact that the Indluyengwe regiment was part of the right horn tha... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th March 2002
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4th March 2002Battle Field Tours.
Started by Colin E Wilks
I know that many of the folks that regularly contribute to this site were in South Africa this year for the anniversary of Rorke's Drift and Isandlwan... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th March 2002
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3rd March 2002Pte Hook V.C.
Started by CLIVE DICKENS
Can anyone tell me if the decendants of Pte A .H .Hook VC. ever protested in the way he was portrayed in the film Zulu? in the film we all know he was... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th March 2002
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26th February 2002Jahleel Carey, Guilty or Not Guilty?
Started by John Young
I would appreciate the opinion of the forum on the question as whether they feel Jahleel Carey was guilty of any misconduct over the death of the Prin... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th March 2002
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15th February 2002Zulu Shield Organisation
Started by Glenn Wade
Many historians have put Zulu down with remarks like 'Historically inaccurate' and hailed Zulu Dawn as being more accurate but have you noticed that i... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd March 2002
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24th February 2002Barricades at Rorke's Drift - When were they built?
Started by Martin Everett
How about discussing the REAL thing. The merits of the films and the books have all been analysed in detail on this website, but what about the defen... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st March 2002
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20th February 2002Zulu Wealth
Started by J. Lawson
Having read several publications and seen the epic film many times it still amazes me that the average Zulu warrior had the money to buy a wristwatch ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th February 2002
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7th February 2002Is This A Goof or Not?
Started by Diana Blackwell
When Chard introduces Bromhead to Adendorf, and says he's "From Isandhlwana," Bromhead says, "You've come from there...Is it true?"... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th February 2002
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19th February 2002New look discussion forum
Started by Peter Critchley
Well, as you can see, we have updated the forum to make it easier to use.. We have also added a very useful feature - it is now possible to order the ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th February 2002
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17th February 2002Isandlwana flooding???
Started by Alex Rossiter
Ive just watched a program called zulu wars if tells the story of the zulu people from the begining of shaka,however at the end it says the the battle... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2002
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15th February 2002Goofs & Gaffs from 'Zulu' from a historical angle.
Started by John Young
Goofs & Gaffs in the motion picture ‘Zulu’: Let’s start at the very beginning, and before you think I about to go into ‘The Sound of Music’, I ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th February 2002
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14th February 2002Recent book - Rorkes Drift
Started by Jim Cobbin
Following all the huff and puff about recent books, will the two main illuminaries give as much time to revieving the recent book by Ed Yorke about Ro... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th February 2002
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