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19th April 2004Black As Hell, Thick as Grass/David Kernan
Started by Marc Jung
Hi, again, sorry to be Mr Repetitive, but does anyone have any further info on the excellent Kenneth Griffith documentary (yet)? And it was David Kern... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th April 2004
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23rd April 2004Happy St. George's Day
Started by Alan Critchley
Listening to Holtz's 'Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity' (I vow to thee my country), on the radio, I was moved to wish everyone a Happy St. George's Day... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th April 2004
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13th April 2004Hi-jacking history.
Started by James Garland
I've just discovered that Hollywood are making a film about the Battle of Britain and according to the press the "Huge" contribution the Am... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th April 2004
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20th April 2004William Seymour, 80th Foot, kia Isandlwana
Started by Peter Ewart
Some people have all the luck, don't they? Helping a friend and neighbour sort out his family tree, I latched on to two or three who appear to have... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th April 2004
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20th April 2004Zulu War radio programme
Started by Jameds Garland
On Monday the 26th April 2004 at 8 p.m. on BBC radio 4 there is going to be a discussion in the "What if" series This week the subject will ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th April 2004
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20th April 2004Isandhlwana survivor medal price?
Started by steve blunden
can anyone give me an idea of the last price realised for the south african medal(1879) to an Isandhlwana survivor(confirmed on the roll)?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd April 2004
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17th April 2004Rorke's Drift - Diorama for auction
Started by Martin Everett
I understand Spink & Son in London are auctioning a fine diorama of Rorke's Drift on 30 April 2004 - estimated price 2500-3,000. Sorry I do not... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd April 2004
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17th April 2004Cleaning a Martini Henry
Started by James Garland
I have just bought a Martini Henry Mk2 and it is covered in an oily/waxy substance. I believe it originated from atlanta Cutlery consignments from Ne... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st April 2004
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15th April 2004Shield Preservation
Started by Peter Weedon
I bought a contemporary cow hide Zulu shield from the Rorke's/Fugitives' Drift area a little over 2 years ago. It was bought from one of the villages... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st April 2004
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7th April 2004Rorke's Drift Toy Soldiers
Started by Zack Fry
I am an avid 1/32 scale toy soldier collector, and have for a while had a very keen interest in the Zulu War. Not long ago, I was able to acquire in ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th April 2004
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18th April 2004Pte Ashley Goatham, 1/24 (kia Isandlwana)
Started by Peter Ewart
Meant to mention this a month ago and I've no doubt some of you are already aware but I haven't seen it mentioned on this forum, so just in case anyon... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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17th April 2004Zulu War documents
Started by Dave K
Does anybody know where I could get a copy (on-line or otherwise) of Lieutenant Horace Smith-Dorrien's letter to his father after the battle of Isand... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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6th April 2004Why wasn't war stopped etc?
Started by Tarkis
I have a query regarding Bartle Frere and his cronies...if the Zulu invasion was NOT sanctioned by the Home Government, then were they removed from th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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29th November 20022nd Forfeited V.C. in Zululand.
Started by John Young
Having sparked some interest over Private Thomas Lane, V.C. I can now reveal the identity of the 2nd forfeited Victoria Cross winner to have served i... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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14th April 2004X marks the spot
Started by Peter Ewart
Greetings this morning to all our RSA contributors - all eyes are on you today, especially in KZN! Formidable problems may abound but I am convinced ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2004
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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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18th December 2001Drawings/Prints
Started by Harry
Does anyone know of an American artist who specialised in sketches of military figures in action? I have seen in the past a print depicting an infantr... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2004
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15th April 2004Anyone heard of the Kennedys?
Started by Sheldon Hall
Reading through John Prebble's personal files, which includes correspondence from people writing in response to the original release of ZULU, I came a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th April 2004
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14th April 2004Lumley
Started by Graham Mason
Currently i am investigating the family tree of Trooper Lumley of the Carbineers who fell at Isandlwana . I have been sent a picture which indicates o... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th April 2004
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11th April 2004The Scent of Violets
Started by Ron Lock
I thought you all might enjoy this gem of fiction purporting to be fact. It was reprinted in the Reader’s Digest from “Phantom Sol... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th April 2004
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