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Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:47 pm
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The authorities state that the battlefield is fenced and will not be disturbed. This is incorrect
as the battleground extends far beyond the fenced area now termed the “declared battlefield”.
The ...

Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:00 pm
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Brenda and I wish to express our thanks for the concern expressed and the many messages
sending me wishes for a speedy recovery. However, I am back home, on the mend, walking
about and looking fo ...

Mon Mar 10, 2014 4:48 pm
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Hi Bill,
Have you any thoughts regarding my earlier posting?
Ron L.

Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:13 am
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Hi Bill.

I am sure all enthusiasts of the AZW are awed by the generosity of your mystery donor but why all the secrecy now that the Armitage document is safely housed at Brecon? As my old sparrin ...

Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:10 am
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Mel,
Buller, once on the summit was lured into believing he was safe and secure. There had been little opposition to the ascent. Thereafter his column spread out leisurely rounding up cattle. ...

Wed Nov 13, 2013 9:51 am
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Mel,
First, thanks for your kind wishes. I do not see why it is necessary to qualify an event that actually happened. The method by which it was accomplished, via unwitting Henry Francis Fynn, is r ...

Tue Nov 12, 2013 5:04 pm
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Gentlemen,
I apologise for the delay, due to circumstances beyond my control and trust the subject has not gone cold. I would also like to express my sincere regret at the passing of Mike McCabe, wh ...

Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:26 pm
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Mike: As I am going on holiday in three days I am claiming an honourable withdrawal and hope by the time I return, ten days, an armistice will have been declared. As I now live at Port Edward on the ...

Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:45 pm
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Mel,

I do not know what time the "stragglers" joined the main army, nor am I aware of their number. It is not recorded as far as I am aware.

You mention the time of 0700 hours. I s ...

Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:53 pm
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Greetings Mike,

Good to hear from you, like me you have been a stranger to the Forum!

Let us conjecture that it was not the Zulu intent to attack on the 22nd. But at the moment, around 0500, ...

Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:13 pm
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Gentlemen,

Our decoy theory as expressed in ‘Zulu Victory’, is very much a side issue of TM5H thesis which was certainly not written with the intention shoring up the decoy hypothesis. Neverthele ...

Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:37 am
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Gentlemen,

I fear the many stimulating discussion we have all enjoyed in seeking the truth about the ins an outs of Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana, have grown a little threadbare. Perhaps it would ...

Tue Aug 26, 2008 11:28 am
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Hi all,

Many thanks to everyone who has expressed concern and good wishes for my health. I am glad to report that Brenda, my wife, was quite compassionate a couple of weeks ago but, as indication ...

Fri May 16, 2008 10:45 am
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Mike,

Your mocking reply was not unexpected. However, the speeds you quoted are more appropriate for Rotten Row than the plateau. Thank you Keith, for correcting the Colonel which will no doubt i ...

Wed May 14, 2008 10:03 am
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Mike:

After Alan sounded the recall you made a gentlemanly bow. And after a heated engagement that has lasted for months, if not years, it seemed the matter was closed. But you have kept your f ...
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