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Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:39 pm
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I am expecting Spartacus to be soon banned. And the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire will soon be withdrawn from all decent bookshops.

AMB

Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:26 pm
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John,

That will be a great trip! I first journeyed through Zululand with Paul over 20 years ago. Good times!

Oh, as a young subbie in those days, the senior major showed me just how to drink bee ...

Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:22 pm
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Sad to report the passing of Glynn Edwards who played Cpl Allen in Zulu.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/obituaries/2018/06/05/glynn-edwards-played-dave-barman-minder-obituary/

AMB

Thu May 31, 2018 10:20 am
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Most odd!

AMB

Thu May 24, 2018 11:07 am
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A very sad day.

One of my dearest memories of Africa is standing on Spion Kop as Ron detailed the events of the battle; 15 or so years ago: wow, how time flies!

We first met through Paul Naish ...

Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:51 pm
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Watson was in Afghanistan, not Zululand.....or was he?!

Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:50 pm
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Colin,

In the case of TEL there was no deal - such matters are not the way the operational honours system works, even today - TEL simply declined the awards.

AMB

Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:08 pm
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Not AZW, but T E Lawrence refused several awards. The King was not impressed.

AMB

Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:14 pm
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Book Depository also have free world wide shipping...great for us colonials!

AMB

Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:47 am
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Very sad.

One wonders as to the mentality of those who do such things.

Certainly, they will never have served themselves.

AMB

Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:38 am
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Alan,

Thank you for the heads up.

More books for the library.....!

AMB

Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:03 am
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JY et al,

Certainly the model, but not the structure, was still there on my first visit in early 1991.

AMB

Fri Jun 23, 2017 11:23 am
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Mark,

All the very best!

Kind regards,

AMB

Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:22 pm
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RIP.

Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:54 am
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I can't help but think a book that says that 'buffs will enjoy matching the oral history with the historical record'.

Is this a serious study, then?

If the 'oral history' does not match the 'h ...
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