Zulu Dawn:Corporal Storey : [to the soldier next to him, referring to the ammunition] Soft 'eaded buggers these. Flatten out against the bone. Smash 'em out. Storey's mate: But bullets run out... and those bloody spears don 't.
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Subject: You agree with me, I hope ? Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:29 am
The story is a series of lies upon which we all agree.
You agree with me, I hope ?
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Subject: Re: You agree with me, I hope ? Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:50 am
Pascal What story are you referring to. The Zulu War, Isandlwana or other.
Subject: Re: You agree with me, I hope ? Sun Dec 02, 2012 12:05 pm
Throughout the history and the military history in particular !
The history is told by the victors and even the survivors...
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Subject: Re: You agree with me, I hope ? Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:54 am
I think Churchill once remarked that history would be kind to him - because he would write it !
Subject: Re: You agree with me, I hope ? Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:05 am
Hi Monsieur Gary Wilson
Yes it is the winners who write history ...
But now it is also the survivors, as there are a lot of the litigation in France, with the revisionist and negationist ...
There are even now laws to prevent some historians to go against " the single thought " !!!...
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Subject: Re: You agree with me, I hope ? Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:54 pm
Pascal - we all know this. And this is why it is important to question and think through the official version of events; not merely to read and believe everything that you read and are told. I did, but over the decades, I have found out the hard way and by real life experience that everything you read and are told is not always true.
Subject: Re: You agree with me, I hope ? Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:01 pm