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PostSubject: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:16 am

Hi all

The 22 January 1879 ,the Zulus missed a tremendous opportunity to win the war on their own territory. The reconnaissance force under Chelmsford was more vulnerable to being defeated by an attack than the camp. It was strung out and somewhat scattered, it had marched with limited rations and ammunition it could not now replace...

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PostSubject: Re: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:17 pm

Like what Zulu strategy, although higher than those of the British, was not perfect !
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PostSubject: Re: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Fri Jul 12, 2013 3:29 pm

Your forgetting Pascal. The Zulu's didn't want to fight!!! Rolling Eyes 
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PostSubject: Re: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:05 pm

Question  In this case Monsieur Chard1879 , it should not send two armies in front of British !

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PostSubject: Re: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:16 am

Hi All

The Zulu's didn't want to fight before the invasion Wink 

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PostSubject: Re: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:41 am

Thanks Pascal.agree 
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PostSubject: Re: Missing a tremendous opportunity !   Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:23 am

Ok Monsieur Ulundi Wink 
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