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Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:37 pm
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I'm pleased to say that contact has been restored with the Colonel, so thanks for your help.

Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:46 am
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This the email I have: [email protected]

Yes, this was the one I had as well, so I'll maybe try again; thanks.

Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:45 am
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He has/had his own FB Page, plus one I think for Iron Duke Miniatures, and occasionally posted on the Victorian Military Society FB Page, I’m no longer able to post on FB or see replies to the ...

Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:07 pm
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I'm still around, although largely inactive at the moment.

Is anyone in contact with Colonel Mike Snook, please? I had an e-mail address, but I didn't get a reply to my last message (admittedly it ...

Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:38 pm
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Thanks - I'll do my best!

Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:43 pm
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I've tried to read Kristine Herron's book "Durnford 1879", but I'm afraid that I got no further than about two chapters.

There are a couple of reason for this. Firstly, I'm sorry to say t ...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:26 pm
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I have just bought Book Four of James Mace's series, although I haven't begun to read it yet.

It's called "Cruelty of Fate", and deals with the Battle of Khambula and the activities of C ...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:11 pm
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That is excellent!

Smile

Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:51 pm
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I have just finished Book Three of James Mace's Anglo-Zulu War series.

Called "Lost Souls - The Forgotten Heroes of Eshowe" it concentrates on the Southern (No. 1) Column led by Colonel C ...

Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:30 pm
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I believe that Watson’s Maiwand injuries are mentioned in A Study in Scarlet (1887), The Sign of the Four (1890), and in a short story entitled ‘The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor’ (1892). I'd be int ...

Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:50 pm
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This might not be what you have in mind, but the Victoria Cross was originally able to be awarded following a ballot of eligible people where it was considered that more than one award should be made ...

Sun Dec 17, 2017 8:51 am
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I sent a copy of my review to James Mace, and he's replied as follows:

"Thank you for the kind review, much appreciated. I do need to correct you, though. The series is actually going to be f ...

Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:17 pm
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Crucible of a Honour: The Battle Of Rorke's Drift. Volume 2. by James Mace

I have recently read this, and I thought that it was quite good.

It follows the pattern of the first volume in the se ...

Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:48 am
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I don't know what to say about this, to be honest.

I haven't looked at the plans and other details, but from what has been said on here, it doesn't sound very good. However, I would ask what can b ...

Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:42 am
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I see that it was sold for £60,000 - plus, I presume, the 25% commission (£15,000) and VAT (another £15,000) on top - a total of £90,000, if my maths is correct.

Wow!
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