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2nd August 2001Omission of wedding and war chants on soundtrack
Started by Paul Collins
I have 5 versions of the (so-called) soundtrack of the 1964 Movie ZULU. I would love to locate a complete and actual soundtrack version ( CD / Cassett... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd August 2001
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26th July 2001Question
Started by Rog
What's happened to Eric?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st August 2001
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30th July 2001Collar Badges of the 57th.
Started by Craig Appleton
Does anyone know which collar badge was worn by the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment during the Zulu War. This would be prior to the 1881 reforms when a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 31st July 2001
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23rd July 2001If Rorke's Drift had fallen....
Started by Mike D
...Would it have spelled disaster for Chelmsford and his retreating columns in the area? They would have been cut off from Natal by the Zulus. Or t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th July 2001
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23rd July 2001Solar eclipse at Isandhlwana???
Started by Mike D
HUMOR:But there wasn't an eclipse in the movie! I recently watched the PBS special that examined the Battle of Isandhlwana from a forensic poin... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd July 2001
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20th July 2001Isandlwana High?
Started by Frank Muscal
From TV series “Secrets from the Dead”, a segment entitled ‘Day of the Zulu’ put forth following reasons for British defeat at Isandlwana: 1. Mart... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st July 2001
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20th July 200180th Regiment at Isandlwana?
Started by Michael George
Hi, I understand that the 80th regiment (Staffordshire volunteers) were not at Isandlwana, then how did at least two men (one getting the VC for sa... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th July 2001
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19th July 2001Private Hook
Started by Rog
The RDVC site says that Hook was 16 in 1877 and 28 in 1879. Perhaps the aging process speeds up when you're shitting yourself.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th July 2001
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16th July 2001relics
Started by chris jones
Hi - Are there any original relics / findings from the battle on show anywhere If so what are they? many thanks Chris... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th July 2001
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13th July 2001Roll of Participant's of Rorkes Drift
Started by Michael Price
Can anyone tell me were I can obtain the full list of participant's. I have numerous books but only include. V.C winners & Distinguished Condu... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th July 2001
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24th June 2001Blood River, Rorke's Drift and Adendorff
Started by George
Hi all, The Boar’s 1838 Blood River victory over the Zulus was mentioned on another thread here at the forum. Although I have but one resource, “W... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th June 2001
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21st June 2001Chard Maryied?
Started by eric mcgath
hi i just wanteds to know is chard is maryied to a wive and had somes kids? please answer this question fast unlikes me other question THANKY... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd June 2001
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21st June 2001Surgeon Major Peter Shepherd, M.D., Army Medical Department
Started by Lee Stevenson
Surgeon Major Shepherd was killed was trying to escape from Isandlwana debacle. I understand that his body was identified after the battle, but is hi... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st June 2001
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21st June 2001Gonville Bromhead's death
Started by John Young
With the correspondence started by Jack Fending over Gonville Bromhead, I started looking through my available resources as to his death. I was surpr... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st June 2001
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13th June 2001Information on my great (x3) Grandfather
Started by Daniel Copeland
I am loking for information on my Great (x3) Grandfather a Pte. Carpenter, who according to his death notice was at the drift. This is an often claim... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th June 2001
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6th June 2001Bromhead Deaf?
Started by eric mcgath
hi i read on this internet site that gonville bromhead was really close to being deaf and that when spalding asked him if he wanted to go to rokes dri... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th June 2001
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6th June 2001James Rorke
Started by April
Does anyone know more about the namesake of Rorke's Drift than the bare bones facts found at a few web sites? I have heard that James Rorke died in t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 9th June 2001
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8th June 2001Melville and Coghill
Started by Alan Critchley
Popular myth has it that Melville and Coghill rode out together with the colours from Isandlwana. As I understand it, Melville alone was given charge... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th June 2001
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6th June 2001Posters and Lobby cards from "Zulu"
Started by Diana Blackwell
I hope this message doesn't violate the discussion group's rules about advertising. There's a website that is selling (very expensive) reproductions ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th June 2001
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4th June 2001Rork's Drift and the Alamo
Started by Sandy Ghosh
I see a close military correlation between Rorke's Drift and the battle of the Alamo which occurred in Texas,U.S.A. in 1836.At the Alamo there were ab... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th June 2001
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