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Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:53 pm
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"Sapper" and Mike, thanks for that. Just what I was looking for, I can see that I was miles out with my guess!

Interesting that there was the incentive of a small payrise for it as well, ...

Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:27 pm
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Does anyone know the requirements for receiving a Long Service and Good conduct stripe at the time of the AZW? These are the upside down ("American style") chevrons worn on the lower right ...

Wed Aug 16, 2006 8:17 pm
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here's the link to the online version of the story:

http://www.thisissomerset.co.uk/displayNode.jsp?nodeId=147490&command=displayContent&sourceNode=147478&contentPK=15044354&moduleN ...

Fri Aug 04, 2006 4:47 pm
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Unfortunately I was in the South of France at the time so couldn't make it. I saw it advertised in the local press a few days before I left and was disappointed to be unable to attend. The living hi ...

Tue Jul 04, 2006 12:42 pm
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Bill

Thanks for that, I didn't know that book existed!

I have the Rorke's Drift book (Campaign series), the Zulu War Uniforms one (Men At Arms 57), Auxillaries etc (MAA 388), the Zulu warrior ...

Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:19 pm
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Thanks Peter,

It was one of the topics on which I was willing to concede to popular opinion rather than realism. Most people who I have talked to and know of the Chaplain have seen the post-war ph ...

Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:33 am
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Once more I must appeal to the knowledgable members of this forum to help me out. Can anyone inform me of the Army Hospital Corps uniforms? I seem to recall it being blue for some reason and having ...

Sun Jun 18, 2006 7:23 pm
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Glad to hear it Barry!

Suppose i'd better get back to painting my zulus again...

Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:31 pm
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I'm afraid not! Dad recently sold all his 20mm plastic Zulus and Brits to someone via mail order so we're all out of them at the moment.

I have too much stuff to paint at the moment before I can t ...

Mon Jun 12, 2006 5:53 pm
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is you dad by the way Andy??

Yes he is, and a good supplier of 28mm zulus for me!

their site though makes my own attempts feeble

Yeah my own Rorke's Drift collection so far is nothing comp ...

Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:21 pm
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I for one can't wait for IK's forthcoming book on RD

A new IK book is certainly something to look forward to. Is there any rough date for publication? I'll certainly pick up a copy if only for a ...

Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:11 pm
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Looks like quite an interesting read, I may have to keep an eye open for a cheap copy of that. Thanks Johnny.

I would like to thank you for both, because if the stuff we read in school was nearly ...

Sun Jun 11, 2006 9:00 pm
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Ah yes I saw this a while back on a wargames site, but quickly forgot about it. Thanks for bringing it up again Scarletto.

There's a bit of discussion and a few more picture links on it here:

h ...

Sun May 28, 2006 5:36 pm
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Ah yes I noticed this in the viewing schedules just this morning. No doubt i'll tune in to watch it, despite owning it on DVD and Video anyway.

It's too patriotic to miss, dispite some historical ...

Fri May 19, 2006 4:44 pm
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I can vouch for the quality of the Redoubt Wagons , they are very nice and paint up well. They seem to fit in with the scale (28-30mm) very well indeed. The large boer style wagon is code ZX43 and i ...
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