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10th April 2004Smith-Dorrien.
Started by Bernie Drummond.
I have been fortunate enough to be loaned an omnibus edition of The Illustrated London News of 1879. The edition dated 24th of May contains two sketch... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2004
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10th April 2004Martini Henry MK 11
Started by Russell Hartley - Jones
Can anyone direct me to the whereabouts of purchasing a De-activate Martini Henry MK11. I would be very grateful for any help.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th December 2004
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8th April 2004Various questions
Started by James Prime
I have chosen the Zulu War as the topic for my A Level assignment and have a few questions on different aspects of the war that perhaps someone could ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 9th April 2004
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7th April 2004Unfix bayonet.
Started by Jim
Hi there We see in film Zulu,the way to fix bayonets. Apart from Pte Hitch! Is this correct and what is the procedure to unfix bayonets,please Tha... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th April 2004
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7th April 2004ZULU Conference Panel
Started by Sheldon Hall
Anyone within reach of Bangor on Saturday, 17 April, may wish to know about a panel discussion concerning the film ZULU, to be held as part of a confe... (click to view)
Latest Post: 8th April 2004
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7th April 2004Rorke's Drift Toy Soldiers
Started by Zack Fry
I am an avid 1/32 scale toy soldier collector, and have for a while had a very keen interest in the Zulu War. Not long ago, I was able to acquire in ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 20th April 2004
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7th April 2004Bogus Claims .
Started by Graham Mason
As is well known a number of men have claimed to have survived Isandlwana and fought at rorkes Drift on Jan 22 1879 . Pte HUDD is alleged to have surv... (click to view)
Latest Post: 7th April 2004
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6th April 2004Rockets at Isandlwana
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
After the recent very interesting thread about the Hale rocket, It has left me with a couple of interesting thoughs as to the tactical deployment of t... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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6th April 2004SQUADDIES?
Started by Mike McCabe
Can anybody trace the first general appearance in contemporary literature or media reporting of that awful word 'Squadie'. It is now very surprising ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 15th April 2004
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6th April 2004Why wasn't war stopped etc?
Started by Tarkis
I have a query regarding Bartle Frere and his cronies...if the Zulu invasion was NOT sanctioned by the Home Government, then were they removed from th... (click to view)
Latest Post: 18th April 2004
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5th April 2004VC nominations
Started by Richard
I watched Jeremy Clarksons excellent documentary on the VC last night, but there are a couple of questions about VC nominations that I hope some of yo... (click to view)
Latest Post: 17th February 2005
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4th April 2004Shaka's burial place?
Started by Marc Jung
Sorry again if this is covered - Is Shaka's burial place known? I read somewhere he was bureid beneath the tarmac of a street named Grafton Street, in... (click to view)
Latest Post: 13th April 2004
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4th April 2004Open invitation to John Young
Started by Adrian Greaves
A personal invitation to John Young. Dear John, As I donít appear to have your postal address, I hope this open letter reaches you. I have ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2004
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3rd April 2004Bob S. Head - who was he?
Started by ed coan
Don't know if this has come up before, but am just reading Alan Baynham Jones/Lee Stevenson's book 'Rorke's Drift By Those Who Were There' and there's... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th April 2004
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3rd April 2004NOTE FROM THE WEBSITE
Started by Alan Critchley
Topics and responses are again becoming very 'lively'. I would again appeal to all to avoid personal comments or point scoring tactics. Any contri... (click to view)
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3rd April 2004Vereker
Started by jon causier
just watched zulu dawn for the 90th time and i was wondering is Vereker a historical character ? or just added for convienience ?... (click to view)
Latest Post: 5th April 2004
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2nd April 2004Abandoned Wagon
Started by Derek Johns
Why did the defenders of Rorkes Drift, go and get the wagon next to the stone kraal ?. I know they had alot on there minds but it is right there.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd April 2004
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1st April 2004Rockets
Started by Neil Aspinshaw
I dont know why but I found myself watching the open university last night (probably stung into life by Julians qualification 9-0 victory to mine ha h... (click to view)
Latest Post: 12th April 2004
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31st March 2004Zulu: The True Story?
Started by Keith Smith
Well, it finally reached the Antipodes! This documentary, made by the BBC last year, was finally shown here in Oz tonight. There has been some cri... (click to view)
Latest Post: 4th April 2004
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30th March 2004Shaka
Started by Tarkis
I am wondering if anybody can confirm something for me...I seem to recall in the mini series 'Shaka Zulu' there was a part where the King actually mob... (click to view)
Latest Post: 30th March 2004
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