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14th April 2004how odd!
Started by sarah
hi everybody i have not long recently found out that captain henry hook is a relative of mine, my husband told me about rorkes drift and the VC that ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th April 2004
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6th April 2004SQUADDIES?
Started by Mike McCabe
Can anybody trace the first general appearance in contemporary literature or media reporting of that awful word 'Squadie'. It is now very surprising ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th April 2004
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14th April 2004Revd. Charles Chard picture
Started by Frank Muscal
http://www.weavo.co.uk/hatch/revd.htm Above website shows Revd. Chard waiting for his brother returning home. I can't read top line. It looks like ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 14th April 2004
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13th April 2004Fuse setting on N5 guns
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
Can any of our artillery specialists enlighten us to how the fuses were set on the artillery shells. Also the loading proceedure. I noticed at the ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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12th April 2004Looking for help
Started by Andy Ward
I am trying to trace a Walter Reed who am led to believe may have been at Rorkes drift . Could anyone help ?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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11th April 2004Documentation by Lord Chelmsford.
Started by Pte. David McColl
One of my corporals and several others who have an interest in the Zulu war (particularly the battle at Ishandlwana and Rorke's Drift) have been searc... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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6th April 2004Rockets at Isandlwana
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
After the recent very interesting thread about the Hale rocket, It has left me with a couple of interesting thoughs as to the tactical deployment of t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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4th April 2004Shaka's burial place?
Started by Marc Jung
Sorry again if this is covered - Is Shaka's burial place known? I read somewhere he was bureid beneath the tarmac of a street named Grafton Street, in... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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10th April 2004Smith-Dorrien.
Started by Bernie Drummond.
I have been fortunate enough to be loaned an omnibus edition of The Illustrated London News of 1879. The edition dated 24th of May contains two sketch... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2004
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4th April 2004Open invitation to John Young
Started by Adrian Greaves
A personal invitation to John Young. Dear John, As I donít appear to have your postal address, I hope this open letter reaches you. I have ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2004
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1st April 2004Rockets
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
I dont know why but I found myself watching the open university last night (probably stung into life by Julians qualification 9-0 victory to mine ha h... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2004
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7th April 2004Unfix bayonet.
Started by Jim
Hi there We see in film Zulu,the way to fix bayonets. Apart from Pte Hitch! Is this correct and what is the procedure to unfix bayonets,please Tha... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th April 2004
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3rd April 2004Bob S. Head - who was he?
Started by ed coan
Don't know if this has come up before, but am just reading Alan Baynham Jones/Lee Stevenson's book 'Rorke's Drift By Those Who Were There' and there's... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th April 2004
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4th May 2002A zulu perspective
Started by Bryce
I am of the opinion that Themba Mthethwas article should be pulled from this site. I am aware that everyone is entitled to their own opinions, but his... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th April 2004
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8th April 2004Various questions
Started by James Prime
I have chosen the Zulu War as the topic for my A Level assignment and have a few questions on different aspects of the war that perhaps someone could ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 9th April 2004
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7th April 2004ZULU Conference Panel
Started by Sheldon Hall
Anyone within reach of Bangor on Saturday, 17 April, may wish to know about a panel discussion concerning the film ZULU, to be held as part of a confe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th April 2004
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7th April 2004Bogus Claims .
Started by Graham Mason
As is well known a number of men have claimed to have survived Isandlwana and fought at rorkes Drift on Jan 22 1879 . Pte HUDD is alleged to have surv... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th April 2004
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15th March 2004Bayonets
Started by Andrew Holliday
Could anyone tell me what bayonets were used for the Martini-Henry Rifle was it a sword bayonet or a socket bayonest, because in some films and books ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th April 2004
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3rd April 2004Vereker
Started by jon causier
just watched zulu dawn for the 90th time and i was wondering is Vereker a historical character ? or just added for convienience ?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th April 2004
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31st March 2004Zulu: The True Story?
Started by Keith Smith
Well, it finally reached the Antipodes! This documentary, made by the BBC last year, was finally shown here in Oz tonight. There has been some cri... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th April 2004
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