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Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:05 pm
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if memory serves it shows younghusbands defence.
i went to see it in under two flags a model shop in st christopher place oxford street.
outstanding.

Thu Apr 30, 2009 6:51 pm
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coll.
have most of redoubts zulu war figures bought some years ago when they first came out.
at present working with empress figures beautiful little sculpts of both sides.
lt col snook gives agood ...

Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:58 pm
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coll
mainly 25 used to do alot of 54 there just to expensive now as iwould rather paint metal than plastic.
nothing against plastic just my preferance.
if hinchliffe brought out there zulu wars ran ...

Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:38 pm
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cheers coll
knew i had seen them somewhere not sure why i thought wargames illustrated had something to do with them.

Tue Apr 28, 2009 2:58 pm
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mike.
thanks for that i think what your talking about is something to do with wargames illustrated not 100% but seems to ring abell will have alook .
thanks again.
kelsard

Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:53 pm
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thanks coll.
will order British forces in zululand and a toss up between hill of the sphinx and Isandlwana by ian knight not sure which.
being more a figure painter than an historian its getting t ...

Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:17 pm
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can anybody point me in the direction of a good book covering British uniforms (with good coloured pictures) from the zulu wars 1879 era.
i have Ian Knight's Rorke's Drift Isandlwana and iknow of the ...

Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:59 am
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David,
sorry if i changed the subject for you it was not meant to turn to genealogy.
i just wondered where Martin obtained his information from as he seems to be able to answer most people's questi ...

Sat Apr 11, 2009 10:35 am
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Martin.
where do you find your information i like David am trying to find relatives who served in these campaigns .
i know my great great grandfather served in India and relatives say he had a broth ...

Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:06 pm
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thanks John thats been a great help .
many thanks.

Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:38 pm
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thanks John .
seems the red for Younghusband blue for Hodson is the way to go.
easy option really now i think about it.
just one last favour do you think Hodson would have carried a sword in the f ...

Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:38 am
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thanks Coll and John.
John as Coll suggested do you know of a book or website with info on insignia.
i am working on a model of capt. Younghusband's last stand at Isandlwana and need to know the dif ...

Sat Apr 04, 2009 3:14 pm
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thats the pic i have so thats a help.
do you know if there is abook or website about insignia as there are others ineed more info about i.e. cuff insignia the difference between capt and lt.
any info ...

Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:32 pm
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can someone please help with the insignia worn on the upper arm of the drummers at Isandlwana.
the picture i have looks like a drum but i am not really sure.
many thanks

Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:14 am
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Many thanks for the info given.
John's description more or less confirms something i read a while back and can not remember where, of a Zulu's account of the battle .
fighting against the far left o ...
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