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20th May 2004cannon fire
Started by Paul Neville
Much has been said as to how fast the troops could fire their Martini's. How many cannon shots could be fired in one minute? How many men in a gun c... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th May 2004
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19th May 2004dear johnny mills as bartle frere in zulu dawn
Started by steve
"a final solutuion to the zulu problem" the above are the words sir john mills says as he reads through the ultimatum,while peter o toole a... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th May 2004
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19th May 2004H.B Pulleine, Camp Commander Islandwana.
Started by David Alan Gardner
Poor Pulleine had a tough job on the day of the battle, from an early start, things went from bad to worse. Could the unenviable situation he inher... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd June 2004
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18th May 2004IM LOST
Started by SIR LOSTER
SO VERY LOST? IS THERE A MAP OF AFRICA SO I CAN FIND RORKES DRIFT ON IT?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th May 2004
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18th May 2004Melanie Trinder (John Jobbins)
Started by Bill Millar
Can you please contact me with your phone no, or and address please. have sent several mesages and had all returned! Thanks Bill... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th April 2005
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18th May 2004'Camo' cork helmets
Started by Miguel
We all know the overseas cork helmets were stained with tea or coffee in the field so they were not so visible. Am I the only one who found this su... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st May 2004
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17th May 2004Pulliene's death
Started by Chris
I take it the cinematic death of Colonel Pulliene in the movie zulu dawn is dramatic license. Does anyone know how he and Durnford actually died? ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 28th May 2004
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17th May 2004May Issue of 'Military Modelling'
Started by John Young
I don't know if many of the contributors to this forum have even heard of 'Military Modelling'? However, if you can try and get hold of the current i... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th May 2004
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15th May 2004Myth of queuing for ammo at Isandhlwana
Started by Marc Jung
With all the recent excavation apparently throwing this theory out of the window, how did it come to surface in the first place? Were there any surviv... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd July 2004
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14th May 2004Daily Pay For Infantry Regiments as at 31st Jan 1879
Started by melanie
NOT BAD PAY FOR ONE DAYS WORK COLONELS 17s 6d LIEURENANT COLONELS 17s MAJORS 16s CAPT... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th May 2004
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14th May 2004boxed martini henry ammo buried,never found?
Started by steve
in the washing of the spears by donald r morris,he makes reference to a report by an officer of the 2nd/24th which is interesting. ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th May 2004
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14th May 2004WEEKEND DISCUSSION FORUM
Started by Alan Critchley
As mentioned previously, RDVC are planning to arrange a get-together of enthusiasts, amateur and other for a week-end. It would be an informal gatheri... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th May 2004
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13th May 2004Isandlawana Zulu Battlefield Video
Started by Andrew Bush
Guys, I live in Melbourne Australia and have contacted the shop on several occasions to try and purchase the video but none of my emails get answer... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th May 2004
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12th May 2004How many Zulus attacked Rorke's Drift on 22/23 Jan 79
Started by Martin Evevett
Official records suggest that 500 to 600 warriors were sighted at 4.30 pm on 22 Jan. Chard stated 350 Zulu dead after the action which now appears to... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th June 2004
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11th May 2004A Public Thank You to Barbara Lindsay
Started by Steven Sass
I want to express my gratitude publicly to Barbara Lindsay. Prior to the "Zulu War, Through the Eyes of the London Illustrated News" being ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th May 2004
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9th May 2004Rorke's Drift - The Roll
Started by Peter Ewart
Something rather puzzles me and perhaps someone can help? I'm assuming the late Norman Holmes' work on the provenance and reliability of the variou... (click to view)
Latest Post: 11th May 2004
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6th May 2004Thomas Parry, Fred Evans and Adendorff
Started by Julian Whybra
Re Keith's query about Thomas Parry from 30th April. I had a number of e-mails directly asking me to expand my comment. I have done this under that ... (click to view)
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6th May 2004Number of Nco's in a company , Zulu war time
Started by Garnier Fred
Hi I'm trying to represent a line infantry company with 25mm figurines, so I would need the number of NCO's ( with the number for each rank : eg. 3 s... (click to view)
Latest Post: 6th June 2004
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5th May 2004virus !!!!! be carefull
Started by steve blunden
i received an email from someone called alan@rorksdrifvc.com with an attachment that was a virus - luckily did not open it - please be ultra cautious... (click to view)
Latest Post: 16th May 2004
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5th May 2004Chelmsford returning to Islandhlwana
Started by Chris
As a soldier in the Australian Army, the battle of Islandhlwana has always intrigued me ever since I was a young child. There are many interesting asp... (click to view)
Latest Post: 22nd December 2004
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