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21st August 2001Military intelligence during Zulu War
Started by Lyn Purves
What emphasis did the British army in the late 19th century put on good military intelligence? Given the constraints of the time, couldn't the intell... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd August 2001
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20th August 2001Computer Simulation?
Started by Bob Bennett
Does anyone know of any PC simulation games that allow the re-enactment of Isandhlwana, Rorke's Drift, Khambula, Ulundi. Just curious as I enjoy stud... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd August 2001
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18th August 2001Tracing Information on 25B/922 Private George Edwards
Started by David Tucker
I am very interested in my family history and I am aware that somewhere lies some research on George Edwards private 25b/922 B Company who's real name... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th March 2004
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16th August 2001Durnford's absence
Started by Bob Bennett
If Durnford had stayed at RD would Pulleine have been able to hold out? I believe that he extended his force too far, mainly to cover Durnford. If Pu... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st August 2001
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13th August 2001Monmouthshire
Started by Alan Critchley
I keep getting stick over the question of the Welshness of the 24th. regiment. When it was the Warwickshire regiment, it moved to Brecon in 1873. It t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th August 2001
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12th August 2001Vereker
Started by Alan Critchley
In the film 'Zulu Dawn', on which subject we will soon be putting our opinions and review on site, Lt. Vereker (played by Simon Ward), accompanies Mel... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th August 2001
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10th August 2001Capt. Wardell, 2nd Warwickshire Regt.
Started by Stephen McDonald
Captain Wardell, originally from Toronto, was in the 2nd Warwickshire Regt. and was killed at Isandhlwana. I'm interested in doing some research on h... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th August 2001
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10th August 2001Gatling guns
Started by Vaughan Birbeck
I read recently the defenders of Rorke's Drift had a couple of Gatling guns in their armoury. I know these were used elsewhere in the Zulu War but ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2004
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2nd August 2001Omission of wedding and war chants on soundtrack
Started by Paul Collins
I have 5 versions of the (so-called) soundtrack of the 1964 Movie ZULU. I would love to locate a complete and actual soundtrack version ( CD / Cassett... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd August 2001
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30th July 2001Collar Badges of the 57th.
Started by Craig Appleton
Does anyone know which collar badge was worn by the 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment during the Zulu War. This would be prior to the 1881 reforms when a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 31st July 2001
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26th July 2001John Fielding
Started by Joanna
About four years ago I was told by my step mother that my great grandfather was John Fielding. After my father's death, she gave me a signet ring that... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd February 2004
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26th July 2001Question
Started by Rog
What's happened to Eric?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 1st August 2001
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25th July 2001Isandlwana escapee's.
Started by Michael George
Please could someone tell me how many troops (British and African), escaped the battle at Isandlwana. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th August 2001
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23rd July 2001If Rorke's Drift had fallen....
Started by Mike D
...Would it have spelled disaster for Chelmsford and his retreating columns in the area? They would have been cut off from Natal by the Zulus. Or t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th July 2001
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23rd July 2001Solar eclipse at Isandhlwana???
Started by Mike D
HUMOR:But there wasn't an eclipse in the movie! I recently watched the PBS special that examined the Battle of Isandhlwana from a forensic poin... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd July 2001
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20th July 200180th Regiment at Isandlwana?
Started by Michael George
Hi, I understand that the 80th regiment (Staffordshire volunteers) were not at Isandlwana, then how did at least two men (one getting the VC for sa... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th July 2001
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20th July 2001Bayonet's breaking !!!!!
Started by Michael George
Hi, I have read that at the battle's of Isandlwana, and at Rorke's Drift, troops bayonet's broke off their rifles, is this true? ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th August 2001
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20th July 2001Isandlwana High?
Started by Frank Muscal
From TV series “Secrets from the Dead”, a segment entitled ‘Day of the Zulu’ put forth following reasons for British defeat at Isandlwana: 1. Mart... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st July 2001
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19th July 2001Private Hook
Started by Rog
The RDVC site says that Hook was 16 in 1877 and 28 in 1879. Perhaps the aging process speeds up when you're shitting yourself.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th July 2001
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16th July 2001relics
Started by chris jones
Hi - Are there any original relics / findings from the battle on show anywhere If so what are they? many thanks Chris... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th July 2001
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