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PostSubject: History Turing point the Zulu War   Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:16 pm

Another good video.
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PostSubject: Re: History Turing point the Zulu War   Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:48 pm

Some of many mistakes

Zulus being 4 Miles
3,000 dead
Zulu trap
Over heat and miss fire
Ammuntion supplies ran out
The zulus could advance easily
The natives running and leaving a gap in the line
Brickhill a soilder
A wounded solider asking brickhill for a lift
Part time force of peasent farmers
only 8 of those left to defend the camp escaped



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PostSubject: Histories Turning Point - The Zulu War    Thu Jun 14, 2012 5:51 am

Hi DB.
Brickhill was asked for a ' Lift ' by Band Sgt Gamble ( Basicall still a soldier ! ) so it isnt a mistake . It was indeed a patrol which basically found the army which in turn signals the start of the battle .
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PostSubject: Re: History Turing point the Zulu War   Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:03 am

90th

Gamble was stubbeling around the rocks, he wasn't a " Wounded" soilder.
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PostSubject: Re: History Turing point the Zulu War   Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:41 am

Gives a great feeling of the battle, atmosphere etc.
Some one once wrote, 'why let the truth get in the way of a good story."
Nice to see the original settings being used, the trail, Fugitives Drift et.
Well done John good post.

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PostSubject: Re: History Turing point the Zulu War   Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:47 pm

Db
Without wishing to be pedantic, Gamble was actually wounded. Some where in the deeper reccesses of my memory Im sure I recall him being seen in the hospital tent.

Could very easily be mistaken though.
Still should keep you busy for a couple of hours looking through the books. :lol:

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