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Sun Aug 29, 2021 8:13 am
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Richard,
that seems like a good deal of information, and worth the 16 years since the topic began.

Alan

Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:46 pm
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All the best Colin. It's been very interesting having you on the forum. I wish you luck on the other
subjects and other places. Thanks for your major contributions to the various topics. I can't of ...

Thu Aug 05, 2021 10:37 am
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Colin.

are you planning to come back with a new iPad? If not, would it cause you a problem to remain
but not post items? Mind you, without your posts there's not much incentive to return.

Let ...

Wed Aug 04, 2021 8:24 am
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My understanding has always been that there were doubtless others who would deserve recognition
for their actions at Isandhlwana but the lack of witnesses and confirmation could not substantiate
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Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:00 pm
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It's almost photographic which is the reason that a question may be asked that it's not his normal artist style.

I think it's probably a very accurate rendition of what happened, although wasn't th ...

Tue May 25, 2021 8:13 am
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It's like everything else these days. People judge events in different eras by their own views which were formed from their upbringing and accounts available.

When reviewing or judging any historic ...

Tue May 18, 2021 11:59 am
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Agreed, I admire Simon's work a great deal. I have his RD version on the wall.

Simon's website: http://sasmithart.co.uk/

Tue May 18, 2021 8:28 am
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We have to bear in mind that there is no authenticated image of him, apart from his uniform.

Incidentally, is that a MH rifle pointing at him from the other side of the barricade?

Sun May 02, 2021 8:22 am
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Looks good Colin. So does the picture.

Appropriately, it's 'stretcher bond'.

Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:12 pm
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Wasn't Durnford's a column on its own, No.2 It was the only column completely routed at Isandhlwana,
or anywhere else. Perhaps the reason for the headline?

Thu Apr 15, 2021 5:57 pm
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It is suspicious that there is no name credited.

Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:09 am
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I notice now that it states it 'chronicles' the Rorke's Drift action. It doesn't claim he was there.

Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:55 am
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It seems strange that with all the details in the article, there is no name for the author.

I thought there were only two Royal Engineers at Rorke's Drift,

Chard, John Rouse Merriott, Lieutenan ...

Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:50 am
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Are you able to post a link to the section here with the specific photo?

Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:38 pm
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Ulundi, because it was the Kings homestead and the centre of Zulu nation, had to be decimated
in order to undo the humiliation of Isandhwana and a couple of other losses of face. It was to
reinsta ...
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