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Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:05 am
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Hi Everyone

A quick note to let you know that there is a new novel out on Isandlwana called "Brutal Valour" by an American called James Mace.

Ian knight and myself have done the proof ...

Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:07 pm
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Hi Ron

No change I'm afraid.

Bill

Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:57 am
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Hi All

The Armitage letter should go on display in the Museum next week. After a long discussion with the owner we have decided NOT to publish a transcript nor sell photocopies of it. Once the tr ...

Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:14 pm
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Hi Alan

Yes, the debate has raged on another website and on occasion got quite heated (and abusive) !

As far as the Regimental Museum is concerned we are, from the evidence available, of the opi ...

Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:08 pm
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Hi Paul

Whether we publish a transcription or not will, of course, be down to the owner. We had thought of producing a little booklet based on the letter (and including a transcript) which we woul ...

Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:04 pm
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Alan

Yes, the opening times look OK.

It's basically a question of NOT losing money due to opening on weekends - we have arrived at the current times by carefully monitoring the number of visitor ...

Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:26 pm
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Hi All

I am humbled to report that the Armitage Letter that went under the hammer for a sum in excess of 8,000 is to be loaned to the Museum for us to display. The purchasers wish to remain anony ...

Wed Feb 05, 2014 5:20 pm
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Hi Dewi

No sorry, nothing as yet. I suspect this year the main focus will be on WW1.

Bill

Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:15 pm
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Peter

What acquisition budget ?? !!!!!

Seriously, we did have quite a few individual offering to put up money in order that the Museum might bid for this letter. However, I understand that (as ...

Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:53 pm
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Hi Alan

Clarification:

The Museum building in Brecon Barracks is currently owned by the MOD, though the contents are owned by the Museum Trust. We would like to carry out a major refurbishment ...

Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:30 am
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I echo all the sentiments above.

Those of who were privileged to hear his lecture on Col Durnford at the last AZW weekend in Brecon will remember just what a class act he was

A true gentleman ...

Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:48 am
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All

Depending on the postal service, we hope to have stocks in by the end of next week.

We will be retailing them at 12.50 (plus 2.25 P&P) each - a total of 14.75.

And, as a bonus, Jul ...

Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:17 am
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On behalf of everyone I would like to thank the two Ronnies (oops - the two Mikes) for developing this thread. The entries over the last few days have been extremely interesting and well argued

We ...

Fri Aug 30, 2013 2:07 pm
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Hi Glen

We have in one of our Museum display cases a knife and scabbard picked up on the battlefield of Isandlwana - it does seem to fit the bill and has an 8" blade.

Bill

Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:27 pm
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Hi all

One point - if "X" is the point the Basutos FIRED on the Zulus, then the Zulus could actually be up to a thousand yards BEYOND that point, depending on what range they fired their ...
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