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26th February 2004Mistakes
Started by Graham Mason
Much has been written over the last 40 years regarding the " mistakes " in Zulu and this distracts from a piece of entertainment rather than... (click to view)
Latest Post: 3rd March 2004
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26th February 2004A cinematic image of Smith-Dorrien
Started by John Young
All this recent talk of Isandlwana survivors caused me to do a web-search. I was pleased to say I came up with something I been looking for some whil... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th February 2004
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26th February 2004swb badge
Started by staci
the badge swb, the bronze badge how much would the real thing cost, i think i have found the real one and it is in good condition. how old is it?... (click to view)
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26th February 2004The film 'Symbol of Sacrfice'
Started by Dr. Jonathan Hicks
I am delighted to say that after pursuing the leads that the kind members of this board gave me in response to my earlier query, I now have a VHS copy... (click to view)
Latest Post: 10th March 2004
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26th February 2004Postumous VC
Started by John Hand
You refer to the fact that both Lieutenant's Melvill and Coghill had posthumously received the VC. This information is incorrect. There was no provisi... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th February 2004
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25th February 2004colour sergeant Bourne
Started by John Follon
Can anyone explain why C/Sgt. Bourne is depicted as a plain sergeant in the film Zulu. Not wearing a crown above his insignia.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th February 2004
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24th February 2004Training of British Soldiers
Started by Lukas
Sorry for asking so many questions! I was wondering how the british soldiers were trained in this time. Did they have some training camps or was it... (click to view)
Latest Post: 26th February 2004
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24th February 2004Trumpeter
Started by Lukas
Hi there was there a trumpeter at rorke's drift? I think in the film "Zulu" I saw one. Thank you for your responds ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 25th February 2004
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23rd February 2004"Pot Pourri" section - Keith Smith's contributions
Started by Peter Ewart
Keith Thank you very much for sharing your researches with us. It is very useful to have the NA(PRO) catalogues at Kew available in this form and ... (click to view)
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23rd February 2004Photographs of Melvill and Coghill
Started by Andrew Holliday
Can any one tell me where I can find photogrphs of Melvill and Coghill, on the internet if possible.... (click to view)
Latest Post: 23rd February 2004
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23rd February 2004Hook in "Zulu"
Started by P.F
Could the makers of "Zulu" chsoen the "bad boy" of the 24th to be H. Hook based on his surname (someone on the hook (disreputable... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th February 2004
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22nd February 2004The four feathers
Started by James Garland
Last year there was quite a lot of talk on this site about the remake of "The four feathers", since then I have heard nothing. Has it been ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 24th February 2004
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22nd February 2004The 'Zulu' Stampede
Started by Ray
Just got the MGM DVD of 'Zulu'. Interested in the authenticity of the scene showing the stampeding cattle. I'm guessing that is more poetic license ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd March 2004
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21st February 2004Hythe Musketry Courses photographs
Started by John Young
Does anyone know whether there is still a photographic record of the various courses held at School of Musketry, Hythe, Kent? I'm trying to exactly... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th April 2005
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19th February 2004Bromhead's ancestors
Started by Phil Read
In ‘Zulu’, an exchange takes place between Bromhead and Chard, during which Bromhead says ‘....you know my father was at Waterloo’ and ‘....my great-g... (click to view)
Latest Post: 2nd July 2005
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18th February 2004"Bridal path" Rorke's Drift/Helmekaar
Started by Paul
I am particulary interested in the Bridal path and its roll regarding this campaign.Alternatively the what was the actual route(s) between Helpmekaar ... (click to view)
Latest Post: 29th February 2004
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18th February 2004Rorke's Drift Game
Started by Lukas Buess
Hi there I'm creating a rorke's drift game. to create the rorke's drift game as realistic as possible I need some information! Probably someone... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th March 2004
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18th February 2004seeking e-mail address
Started by Julian Whybra
Can anyone supply me with a contact e-mail or address for Graham Smythe of Bedford (came to the Chatham event)? Thanks... (click to view)
Latest Post: 19th February 2004
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18th February 2004Isandhlwana & Rorke's Drift
Started by Steven Etchells
For those people fortunate enough to have visited Isandhlwana & Rorke's Drift do you get a sense of what happened there, or have they become overd... (click to view)
Latest Post: 27th February 2004
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17th February 2004Pot Pourri - Interesting Victorian forenames
Started by Peter Ewart
Quite a list, Alan! But no Jahleel? Peter... (click to view)
Latest Post: 21st February 2004
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