Zulu.Lieutenant John Chard: What's our strength? Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Seven officers including surgeon, commissaries and so on; Adendorff now I suppose; wounded and sick 36, fit for duty 97 and about 40 native levies. Not much of an army for you.
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Subject: Re: At what exact time, these two little "books" have been written and by whom ? Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:54 pm
thank you LH, I possed and read both but there are some differences in, there is one who gives losses suffered by the Zulu army (not possible because incredible loss ) but I was wondering if LC was not behind it ...
How 's about the Zulus, the authors of the book, published before the war ...
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Subject: At what exact time , these two books have been written and by whom ? Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:36 pm
Pascal . Zulu Army And Zulu Headman was published in 1878 I think ! . My copy is the second edition - Revized but has no date , there are written notes regarding some of the zulu chiefs stating '' Present at delivery of ultimatum 11/ 11 / 78 '' other dates stated '' Present at the delivery of the ultimatum 11 / 11 / 79 '' . As far as I'm aware the ultimatum was delivered on the 11 / 12 / 78 !!. As for the other pamphlet , there is no date but mine does say '' Corrected to January 1879 '' also its writter is listed as Anonymous . The zulu army and zulu headman I think was compiled by Fynn or Finney ?? , not to sure . 90th.
Subject: Re: At what exact time, these two little "books" have been written and by whom ? Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:13 am
thank you Gary
Fortunately that you exist ...
I have both and the differences are explained earlier ...
I do not know how the information on zulus were collected, but in any case for the colors of the Zulu shields, it makes a version more...
Subject: Re: At what exact time, these two little "books" have been written and by whom ?
At what exact time, these two little "books" have been written and by whom ?