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Fri May 25, 2018 5:18 pm
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This story had a happy ending within 24hrs. The memorial was removed by family members to be cleaned and repaired. They just failed to mention this at the time.

Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:02 pm
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Brilliant. A youtube classic!

Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:24 pm
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I think the publishing date has been put back a month. It's now scheduled for 28th December. The publishing world works in a strange way - as you say, this time of year is ideal if they are hoping for ...

Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:05 pm
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Certainly worth tracking down a copy if only because of its rarity value. Some of the articles also appeared in the Journals of the South African Military History Society. These can be viewed/download ...

Thu Sep 26, 2013 5:35 pm
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Excellent - really looking forward to Volume II, particularly the first two essays listed above.

There's been a distinct lack of high calibre and well researched material to read lately, so I'm sur ...

Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:20 pm
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Superb pics posted via Alan and Dewi.

Bill - It's a while since my last trip to Brecon, something I'm hoping to put right some time in the near future. I remember the last time seeing 2 different ...

Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:38 pm
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Sloppy homework all round by the NAM then. I guess any 'new' Rorke's Drift discovery is bound to generate publicity, but you'd expect a more professional approach to research. These things no doubt go ...

Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:15 pm
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I've checked it out on Amazon and, yes, it is the same. I guess the 3-part comic series has been gathered into one volume.

I've also recently bought a 2-part comic entitled "Water Cart Rescue& ...

Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:25 pm
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There was a 3-part comic series that came out in the 90's also called Zulunation, telling the story of Isandlwana/Rorke's Drift. It was, if I remember correctly, an American publication. Sadly, I lean ...

Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:15 pm
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Excellent - many thanks!

Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:59 pm
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Excellent Tim, just what he was needing. I'll pass it on to my mate.

Whilst we're on the subject of water containers etc, at Rorke's Drift they of course had a water cart which was retrieved from t ...

Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:37 pm
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A friend of mine has recently asked if I can solve a little problem he's having.

Watching Zulu recently he happened to mention the part when, during a lull in the fighting, we have a scene in the c ...

Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:53 pm
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Will add it to my (very long) list of books to buy. From a personal perspective, the article on the Durnford Papers sounds intriguing.

Mark Hobson

Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:26 pm
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I guess he was lucky to have made it to 70, after the serious brain injury he suffered quite a few years back.

Sadly missed.

Fri Jul 20, 2012 5:29 pm
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We normally go late Feb into early March, mostly to avoid the worst of the heat in Dec/Jan but also to avoid the main anniversaries in January. It can get busy then, especially around Isandlwana and R ...
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