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Sat Oct 31, 2009 3:49 am
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Alan

I'm sorry, though not surprised, that our most recent foray into 'over-enthusiastic' opinion exchanges has dis-heartened you. Moving house is stressful enough. However I as well hope that &quo ...

Sat Oct 31, 2009 3:12 am
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Rare day off AND internet access!

The question of command and seniority in the British Army at the time may not be as cut and dry as one would think and seems to have been something of a conundrum ...

Sun Oct 18, 2009 7:51 pm
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This would seem to be a good opportunity for me to ask for some clarification on something that has puzzled me. In "Historical Records of the 24th Regiment...", in the paragraph immediately ...

Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:54 pm
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Still on the road but with a bit of time on my hands. As to the original COE(I), just for the record and ease of perusal -

http://www.northeastmedals.co.uk/britishguide/zulu/despatch4_isandhlwana_i ...

Sat Aug 01, 2009 6:37 pm
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Coll

Would this be the one? (bottom of the page) -

http://www.britishbattles.com/zulu-war/Rorke's-drift.htm

Unfortunately, the res on this example doesn't stand up well to zooming. As far as w ...

Fri Jul 31, 2009 2:01 am
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Evening Paul

No way of knowing at present but I imagine their correspondence ran to more pages than are contained in the article. It would be interesting to find out. I had originally tracked them ...

Thu Jul 30, 2009 6:41 am
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Actually, haven read through it a bit more Box 19 Folder 11 would seem to be exactly what you're looking for as it is described (in rather bold letters) as "Correspondence: F.W.D. Jackson-Donald ...

Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:01 am
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Paul,

Not positive it's here (haven't looked through them all!) but his papers are in the UCLA Library, Dept. of Special Collections (I'm betting Box 18 Folder 2 or Folder 3 have what you're lookin ...

Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:21 pm
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Ah, yes...the two defining moments of a man's life - the first time a shop-girl calls you sir and the first time a stranger comes up and rubs your belly for luck! Actually Victorian era men went to fa ...

Thu Jun 11, 2009 6:01 pm
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Oops, sorry Harold, I should really learn to refresh the page before actually submitting!

Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:59 pm
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Paul

I believe we have mounted a different horse, or more appropriately perhaps are riding two (we do tend that way at times)!

Keith,

I had thought that the fabled Archives was a product of S ...

Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:40 pm
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Paul

More's the pity there!

Peter

Can you tell I like the song? That last was the result of compiling many notes over time. Pleased to have been able to share it.

That last quote confused ...

Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:29 pm
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Paul

Thanks for the information, I don't have that book of Guy's but I will look into it.

Harold

That makes two works I've never come across then. There does seem to be a copy of the Digest a ...

Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:21 am
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Sawubona

I was just going to edit my post from "second edition preface" to "second edition Forward" (they both contain the same Preface) when I realized that based on your post ...

Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:59 am
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Hi Harold

Thanks, I've never come across it before, good thing you'll soon remedy this sort of thing with a simple look-up! Judging by the date of the NYT article it would seem at that time it rema ...
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