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Wed Jun 13, 2007 4:42 am
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Gentlemen,

From my point of view I really don't see Americans in general as being anti-imperialist. However I would bet that the majority of people who make the films in Hollywood are of that mind ...

Fri May 04, 2007 4:52 am
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Hello all,

Please forgive me if this question has been presented before. If I am not mistaken the general consensus is that there is no surviving picture of Corporal Scheiss. In Lady Butler's 188 ...

Wed Mar 28, 2007 2:31 pm
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Peter and Martin,

Thank you both very much. As I am so taken with this book I felt an overwhelming need to find out as much as I could. As you said Peter I am very happy with my "poor man's" edit ...

Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:54 am
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Hi all,

I assume this inquiry is best directed at Martin but if anyone else has information as well, sharing it would be appreciated.

From reading past posts, Martin had mentioned "A Soldier-Art ...

Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:50 am
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Coll,

Just a thought for what it's worth, as I am not involved in the TV or Film industry. However it might be worth a shot to not start immediately with the producers. Perhaps someone else who w ...

Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:37 am
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George,

When I read your question, my first reaction was I probably should have remained silent on the issue as any reply I give will be certainly subjective in nature. And if one is not willing t ...

Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:03 am
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Well Peter, since you stole my thunder in suggesting Sir Reginald Coupland's "Zulu Battle Piece," I can perhaps suggest another more contemporary title that may be of help to you George. That would b ...

Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:23 am
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Martin,

I usually look to you for bits of information I would never hope to find re: the AZW and hold your opinion in the highest esteem. However, your reply to Coll and the source you cite, makes ...

Sun Feb 04, 2007 4:59 am
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Keith,

It is doubtless you were aware of this fact when you reminded the forum that Lord Chelmsford's rank as lieutenant general was only his local rank. However to avoid confusion I would like to ...

Sat Feb 03, 2007 7:31 am
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Rich,

Although I enjoy your commentary very much and often agree with you, I must say I was rather astounded to see you holding out Monty as the model type of General that should be emulated. Gran ...

Sun Jan 28, 2007 11:23 pm
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Hi,

About two years ago I lost my beloved Rhodesian Ridgeback 'Maxie' to illness. Whilst it should not be too long before I take another of this loyal, loving and noble breed into our household, a ...

Sat Jan 20, 2007 1:52 am
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Peter,

can you inform us regarding any further news of the birth of your colleague's child?

If the 22nd is the magic day, I have a suggestion for a girl's name. My wife was born shortly after 9 ...

Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:26 am
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Cheers all and best New Years wishes,

I am not deceased (yet) if anyone cared or wondered but a series of severe illnesses in both my wife's family and my own has temporarily kept me from both furt ...

Wed Dec 14, 2005 4:25 am
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Greetings everyone,

For the record I cannot help but agree with Mike Snook and Andrew Garton's opinion of Durnford (at least on the day of the battle--sorry Coll). I have a feeling he was unsure o ...

Wed Aug 31, 2005 8:42 pm
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Welcome!

Please post any messages related to the events in 1879 here...


I think along with the new site we need a new biscuit box wall. If not biscuit boxes than mealie bags or meat tins, but ...
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