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Sun Mar 13, 2011 3:44 pm
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I remember them being pasted on walls and suchlike to advertise the film in the local cinema during the 1960's. I wish now I'd followed the bill-poster around and took them down before they dried hard ...

Wed Jan 05, 2011 2:34 pm
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Hi to all. Thank you all for your concern re my state of health but happy to report, as Neil Aspinshaw so kindly stated, that I am alive and well. A bit of a shocker to read one's obituary though I mu ...

Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:28 pm
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If my memory serves me correctly, the spears forming the gates where the imitation shields are positioned are not real spears, just like the shields. I believe they were made specifically for the memo ...

Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:54 am
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Hi Peter,
Re your medal query. The medal itself was issued to all who took part in the AZW and the clasp was issued generally if the participant actually crossed the Zulu border. Some however, such a ...

Wed Feb 11, 2009 2:54 pm
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Great news Rai. Look forward to seeing you all again soon.
Cheers
Dave

Mon Feb 09, 2009 3:07 pm
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Hi Peter,
I spoke with Tim Day recently and he mentioned that there had been some problems with the website and he was not sure whether or not they would re-open it s it was felt that the website had ...

Sat Aug 30, 2008 7:26 pm
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I too am fortunate in having both Sonia Clarke's volumes. Excellent reading and very well produced. I am not surprised at there being no chance of a reprint as this would negate the limited edition. I ...

Tue Aug 26, 2008 2:43 pm
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One only has to look at the aftermath of Culloden. If ever there was a case of the British army committing genocide, then this was it. When I first read of this disgrace I was ashamed to call myself E ...

Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:18 am
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Hi John,
Thank you for the information. I would like to see the King's? shield. Do you know which museum holds it? I too have often wondered about all these spears left behind. If it was a Zulu defea ...

Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:13 am
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Thanks John,looking forward to that.
Peter, do you think they will put us in the tower? Actually, I was told that one could definitely not photograph inside the building, but that there should be no ...

Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:18 am
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Hi Peter,
I managed to get some photo's of the shields at Osborne but had to use a telephoto from outside and shoot through the door because I believe photography isn't generally allowed there. Engli ...

Sun Jun 29, 2008 10:59 am
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Just received my signed copy of Harford. I have not had a chance to read it yet but have given it a perusal and it looks to be everything I hoped it would be. Very well produced and packed with new il ...

Sun Jun 22, 2008 11:36 am
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Hi all,
Probably more serious than snake bite was the soldiers own Oliver pattern water bottle. Heaven knows what went into those when being filled at various watercourses etc. They are probably resp ...

Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:28 pm
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That is cheap, I paid 225 for my copy, with a damaged dust jacket too.
Regards
David

Sat Jun 21, 2008 12:27 pm
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Harman
Very true, and a cosy bedroll makes an inviting place to coil up for a snake.
David
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