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4th July 2003Lest We Forget. Ulundi, July 4th 1879.
Started by Glenn Wade
A salute to all the brave men who perished at the battle of Ulundi on July 4th 1879, both Zulu and white.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th July 2003
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4th July 20034th of July 1879---4th of July 1776
Started by Gary Laliberty
HAPPY 4th of JULY!!! Hi all, Two dates in two nations history...one ends a war with the Zulu kingdom, and one is a day of remembrance as a day of ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th July 2003
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4th July 2003Pte. Robert Jones
Started by Phil Read
I paid a visit to the grave of Pte. Robert Jones in Peterchurch at the weekend. I was aware before my visit that his gravestone was facing in the op... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th July 2003
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4th July 2003Cpl W W Allen VC - Living TV - July 8
Started by Martin Everett
ATV programme - entitled The Antiques Ghost Show - to be broadcast on Living TV (Sky 112) at 9 pm BST on Tuesday July 9 is to contain research into th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th July 2003
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3rd July 2003zulu war in fiction
Started by Mark Nichipor
After spending too many nights reading "serious" works on the war, I was curious what is out there for "light" reading. Anyon... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th July 2003
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2nd July 2003Why wasn't he shot?
Started by Trevor Finney
He. Being the officer that ran away just before the attack at RD. I don't no his name. But I believe he was dishonourable discharged some time after t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th July 2003
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2nd July 2003martini-henry mk2
Started by L.J.Knight
does anybody out there have have any idea where i could obtain a replica martini-mk2. thank you.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th July 2003
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2nd July 2003Making of Zulu
Started by Stephen Coan
A feature article on the making of the film Zulu will be published in Pietermaritzburg's daily newspaper, the Natal Witness, tomorrow (July 3). You ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th July 2003
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1st July 2003Booth's Cigarette Card
Started by Jonathan Hicks
Does anyone have any information regarding the depiction of Booth's retreat from the Ntombe River on a 'Heroic Deeds' cigarette card e.g manufacturer,... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st July 2003
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30th June 2003How red was the redcoat ?
Started by Chris N
I know that in the early part of the 19th century the vegetable dyes used for the red British infantry uniforms would fade to a brick colour. However... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st July 2003
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30th June 2003Ringtone
Started by Adrian Whiting
Should you find yourself with a moment or two, and should you have grown tired of your mobile phone's selection of ringtones, try keying this one in v... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th July 2003
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30th June 2003Name that Drift!!!
Started by Samuel Smithington, not Smithingtone like I accidentaly put, on last topic!
Like tons of things, Rorkes Drift is spelled 2 ways: Rourke's Drift Rorke's Drift I am assuming most people use RORKE because that was rorkes las... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th June 2003
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30th June 2003IF........................................................................
Started by Samuel Smithingtone
Just outa curiosity................................ Do you all think that if the deafenders lost at RD, would tha British GOVT, bring more soldiers t... (click to view)
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30th June 2003Khambula
Started by Simon Copley
Reading about this battle (which was actually the crucial battle of the 1879 war) I can't help but be impressed bt Evelyn Wood's tactical awareness. W... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st July 2003
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29th June 2003Emshwati
Started by Peter Ewart
Hoping someone on the forum can help me here! Whichever map of KZN I use (ancient or modern!) I can't seem to locate a place known as Emshwati (eMs... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th June 2003
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29th June 2003Another piece of critical trivia
Started by A. Maniac
Hitch informs that he was engaged at a 9 meter stretch of the north wall where the barricading was incomplete and most of the casualties (outside of t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd July 2003
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28th June 2003VIDEOS or TV SHOWS
Started by samuel smithington
are their any videos or telivision specials about the ZULU WaR? i know of that IAN KNIGHT special that aired a while back, but is there any more. I wo... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th June 2003
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26th June 2003Thoughts on Spalding
Started by A.Maniac
I have been wondering about Major Spalding’s predicament and frankly I do not envy him. I see that the subject was dealt with very thoroughly a year o... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th June 2003
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26th June 2003A Trivia for JY
Started by A.Maniac
John, I hope I will not appear to be carping if I ask you to clarify something from your excellent article on Rorke’s Drift, which I have just re_rea... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th June 2003
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25th June 2003Younghusband's first name
Started by Andrew
Does anyone know the first name of Captain Younghusband I know it is a name beginning with the letter "R"?, Thanks... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th June 2003
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