WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Film Zulu Dawn:Lt. Col. Pulleine: His Lordship is of the cetain opinion that it's far too difficult an approach to be chosen by the Zulu command.Col. Durnford: Yes, well... difficulty never deterred a Zulu commander.
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
Colonel R.T. Glyn, 1/24th Regt. kwaSokhexe, Ulundi
[Mac and Shad](Isandula Collection)
Secrets Of The Dead The Mystery Of Zulu Dawn
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
 
littlehand
 
Frank Allewell
 
ADMIN
 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
 
John
 
Mr M. Cooper
 
1879graves
 
impi
 
rusteze
 
Fair Use Notice
Fair use notice. This website may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorised by the copyright owner. We are making such material and images are available in our efforts to advance the understanding of the “Anglo Zulu War of 1879. For educational & recreational purposes. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material, as provided for in UK copyright law. The information is purely for educational and research purposes only. No profit is made from any part of this website. If you hold the copyright on any material on the site, or material refers to you, and you would like it to be removed, please let us know and we will work with you to reach a resolution.
Top posting users this month
Drummer Boy 14
 
Frank Allewell
 
rusteze
 
90th
 
ADMIN
 
SRB1965
 
Julian Whybra
 
ymob
 
1879graves
 
xhosa2000
 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable.5
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Durnford was he capable. 4
The ammunition question
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.

Share | 
 

 17 wagons in northern Zululand...

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   Wed May 29, 2013 6:43 am

Hello to all

The one who sent a company of 80 th in escort , alone, of a convoy of 17 wagons in northern Zululand, he went account of this stupidity and it been punished?

Pascal the Rascal
Back to top Go down
impi

avatar

Posts : 2306
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 37

PostSubject: Re: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   Wed May 29, 2013 9:15 am

Pascal, can you explain, what your trying to say. And are you referring to Intombi Drift.
Back to top Go down
90th

avatar

Posts : 9341
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 61
Location : Melbourne, Australia

PostSubject: 17 Wagons in Northern Zululand    Wed May 29, 2013 2:29 pm

Impi no doubt he's referring to lead up and the cosequences of the Wagons being stalled at Intombi Drift .
90th

Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   Wed May 29, 2013 3:03 pm

Hi Marsupial

No Marsupial ! who is the idiot who sent a convoy in northern Zululand, with such a small escort, a Mongoose who had not heard of Isandhlwana ?

Cheers

Pascal the Rascal
Back to top Go down
90th

avatar

Posts : 9341
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 61
Location : Melbourne, Australia

PostSubject: 17 Wagons in Nthn Zululand    Wed May 29, 2013 3:17 pm

:p;: :p;: . Some sort of Mongoose no doubt ! . He , or they, that sent the convoy probably thought Isandlwana & R.Drift were over exagerated ! . No No No .
90th :p;:
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   Wed May 29, 2013 6:55 pm

How long after Pearson and Wood were warned of carnage ?
Back to top Go down
impi

avatar

Posts : 2306
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 37

PostSubject: Re: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   Wed May 29, 2013 10:49 pm

Pascal MAHE wrote:
How long after Pearson and Wood were warned of carnage ?

He received a text message 9 hrs after the event...
Back to top Go down
90th

avatar

Posts : 9341
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 61
Location : Melbourne, Australia

PostSubject: 17 wagons in Nthn Zululand   Thu May 30, 2013 4:28 am

Hi Rascal .
I think Wood officially heard of the disaster about 5 or 6 days after the event , not sure about Pearson but most likely similar .
I do believe Wood's Swazi's and Zulu's knew earlier due to the zulu army passing along information throughout the country .
90th.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   Thu May 30, 2013 8:16 am

Thank you to both of them,Marsupial and Impi .

But it would put you in accordance, because 9hrs and 5 or 6 days this is not the same ...

Now what remains to be explained to them, the commander of the fifth column or Wood by LC ?

If one of these last two have in charge, should never have sent such a small escort with 17 Wagons ...

The commander of the fifth column or Wood did not have very good sense of what happened on January 22, if one of them has decided to send only a company escort for these 17 Wagons...

If it is LC, it is unforgivable, LC knew it, the weakness of the 17 escort Wagons ? This is he who ordered this mission ? ...

Cheers

Pascal The Rascal
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: 17 wagons in northern Zululand...   

Back to top Go down
 
17 wagons in northern Zululand...
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENERAL DISCUSSION AREA-
Jump to: