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Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:03 am
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Isn’t it strange that the actors who starred in a film that got most if not all interested in the Zulu War 1879, are themselves becoming part of history for us too now, being remembered along with the ...

Thu May 24, 2018 4:03 pm
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One has to wonder, with the loss of Ron, who will continue to question events in the Anglo-Zulu War 1879 like he did ? I considered him one of the great seekers in the study of the campaign, especiall ...

Wed May 23, 2018 5:18 pm
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What incredibly sad news to hear, I really don’t know what to say. however I can say this - because of Ron (and a Peter Quantrill) he opened my eyes to the path I’ve taken in my AZW interest, and gave ...

Thu May 03, 2018 10:16 pm
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Well do I feel damn foolish, Moore’s portrait and details are in Victoria’s Harvest, I didn’t click between them both at all. There’s me thinking I’m very observant as well. Pages 225-226. ...

Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:04 pm
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John

Not sure who has Wolfe as one of their middle names...or am I just being a bit stupid to not know ?

The book is interesting too, as inside the front cover written in pen is the name of its ...

Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:32 am
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Book arrived. Painting is ‘Cariboo Road’ by Rex Wood.

Fantastic painting when seen to its full length.

No mention of Anthony in index, but certainly Colonel Elias Durnford, CRE Quebec.

Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:18 pm
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Brilliant John thanks !

Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:06 pm
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Thanks John

It is the best image I've seen of this time-scale, especially seeing the waistcoat underneath, which I can't make out clearly if the pocket of which has a button fastening, and one at e ...

Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:17 pm
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I've recently ordered this book, but wondered if the illustration on the front accurately depicts the uniform of 1873 onwards to 1879, including waistcoat.

https://s25.postimg.cc/4zlqt2427/61y_De_J ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:08 pm
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John - Thanks. I very much appreciate you sharing this information.

Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:13 pm
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Alan - yes I understand the concept of what is involved, but apart from what you and John - who appear to be very actively engaged in this, and have the necessary contacts and meetings with those conc ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:23 am
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In 1879 the British Government didn't want a war with the Zulus, because their hands were full with other 'situations' abroad.

When seeing today what is going on politically again with 'situations' ...

Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:36 am
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From recent books I've read this year, there was a comment that stood out along the lines of - a battlefield 'belongs' to the victors as long as they remain in possession of it.

Silence from the 'l ...

Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:58 am
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Alan - is that seriously what they are going to do ?

Actually, given those images and the writing below, I can see what is being done and why...literally.

It reminds me of other situations to do ...

Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:05 pm
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John - Thanks, yes, I'm meaning well into the future, probably decades.

Are all of the cairns down the Fugitives' Trail also protected from any future removal ? Future again meaning many years awa ...
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