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The British abandon the weak barricade in front of the hospital and retire to the 'dog-leg' barricade as the Zulus over run the weak barricade and make a series of attempts to break into the hospital itself......The Lt.











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The Zulus attempt to break ito the hospital continues.....The Lt.



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The Defenders are loading and firing as quickly as possible.....The Lt.





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Excellent so far .... please keep it going - thanks!

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Thanks Scorer I'm enjoying doing this. The Zulus are relentless and determined to break into the hospital......The Lt.








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Gunner Arthur Howard/2077 of The Royal Artillery N Battery 5th Brigade quickly reloads and continues to fire as rapidly as possible...The Lt.





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Private John Waters/447 of the 1st Battlion 24th Foot fires at another Zulu as he defends the window which opens out to the verandah....The Lt.





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Trooper Sydney H. Hunter fires at an approaching Zulu Warrior killing and quickly reloading to fire again in the mean time private William Jones/595 is doing the same......The Lt.











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Lieutenant Bromhead leads his sixth bayonet charge to force the Zulus back from the verandah.........The Lt.











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Lieutenant Chard joins Bromhead with a flying squad to give additional support.....The Lt.











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The defenders continuing to draw the Zulus away from the hospital slowly begin to retreat confliting heavy casualties as they withdraw.....The Lt.











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The defenders being forced to fall behind the dogleg breastworks are also face with the Zulu marksmen position in the shallow caves and crevices on the slopes of Shiyane hill as the British marksmen return their fire...The Lt.













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A Zulu Warrior gets of a lucky shot hitting a defender high in the shoulder while Private James Dunbar fires his rifle dropping his ninth Zulu in as many shots.....The Lt.











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Lieutenant Chard joins the defenders at the south wall firing his pistol with little or no effect soon to be replaced by the rifle he's bearing. The Zulu marksmen continue firing down as two lucky shots wound both private Lyons and coporal Allen coming to his assitance...The Lt.














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Corporal Alfred Saxty/849 of B Company takes out another Zulu Warrior....The Lt.





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