WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Dawn Film. Chard: The army doesn’t like more than one disaster in a day.Bromhead: Looks bad in the newspapers and upsets civilians at their breakfast.
 
HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  FAQFAQ  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» EDMUND FOWLER VC
50 years ago today EmptyFri Jun 21, 2019 8:02 pm by 1879graves

» Secrets of the National Archives
50 years ago today EmptyThu Jun 20, 2019 10:06 am by rusteze

» Rededication to Lance Sergeant James Taylor. 16tj June 2019
50 years ago today EmptyThu Jun 20, 2019 2:49 am by 90th

» Col. F.V. NORTHEY
50 years ago today EmptyWed Jun 19, 2019 11:51 pm by ADMIN

» Original Blue Books
50 years ago today EmptyWed Jun 19, 2019 11:11 am by rusteze

» Hitch had no luck with VC's
50 years ago today EmptyTue Jun 18, 2019 7:45 pm by 1879graves

» Gunner William George Taylor
50 years ago today EmptyTue Jun 18, 2019 10:08 am by Julian Whybra

» Francis S Alcock
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 8:45 pm by 1879graves

» Rev-Thomas Foran
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 6:42 pm by 1879graves

» Gras Fusil 1874
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 5:11 pm by rusteze

» The Pigeon Pie Incident
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 1:42 pm by Petty Officer Tom

» Henry Hook VC
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 11:48 am by rusteze

» 1373 Pte Alfred Henry Hook VC.
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 9:17 am by ADMIN

» Lance Sergeant James Taylor (25B/82) E Company 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment (2nd Warwickshire),
50 years ago today EmptyMon Jun 17, 2019 9:14 am by ADMIN

» My new project HELP WANTED
50 years ago today EmptyFri Jun 14, 2019 10:18 am by Julian Whybra

Brev. Lt-Col. R.H. Buller, VC, Staff: 2/60th KRRC-Zungwini,Hlobane, Khambula, Ulundi
50 years ago today BullerBrev.[Mac and Shad] (Isandula Collection)
Anglo-Zulu war: Walking the battlefield of Kambula
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
littlehand
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
ADMIN
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
1879graves
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
rusteze
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
John
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
impi
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
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
1879graves
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
ADMIN
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
rusteze
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
90th
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
John Young
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
aussie inkosi
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
scotrohrer2000
50 years ago today Bar_left50 years ago today Bar50 years ago today Bar_right 
Most active topics
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Durnford was he capable.1
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Durnford was he capable. 4
Durnford was he capable.5
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable.2
Durnford was he capable. 3
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.

Share
 

 50 years ago today

Go down 
AuthorMessage
free1954



Posts : 173
Join date : 2012-02-16
Location : northeast usa

50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptySun Aug 10, 2014 11:30 am

it was my 10th birthday and i went to see the movie ZULU. where i fell in love with the real star of the movie, the martini henry rifle.
Back to top Go down
Cromwell

Cromwell

Posts : 27
Join date : 2013-07-28
Age : 57
Location : Northampton, England

50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptySun Aug 10, 2014 2:31 pm

It certainly is an iconic Rifle, does any one know how many were used in the film as there were a number of bolt action Rifles on show as well.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptySun Aug 10, 2014 4:14 pm

50 years ago today Dscn5810_zps5341c1e0
Back to top Go down
Cromwell

Cromwell

Posts : 27
Join date : 2013-07-28
Age : 57
Location : Northampton, England

50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptySun Aug 10, 2014 5:49 pm

They are without doubt a thing of beauty (standing behind it of course).
I take it the ram rod is to clear stuck cartridge cases, did they have a" pull through" for cleaning purposes.?

And many thanks for printing the photo, I take it they are yours.
Back to top Go down
free1954



Posts : 173
Join date : 2012-02-16
Location : northeast usa

50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptyMon Aug 11, 2014 11:03 am

thanks for the photo.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th

Posts : 9963
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 63
Location : Melbourne, Australia

50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: 50 years ago today    50 years ago today EmptyMon Aug 11, 2014 1:22 pm

Happy Birthday Free , welcome to the 50 Club !  Shocked No Joker 
Cheers 90th  Very Happy 
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptyMon Aug 11, 2014 2:22 pm

Yeah happy b day  Salute , no Cromwell
not mine! would have acknowledge the pic
but i cant remember where i lifted it from, i
have been compiling a scrapbook for many
years now. really like an aide memoir it keeps
the war fresh in my mind when i'm searching
and acquiring images, which i cut out glue a
and paste blah! i'm sad..  Very Happy   Salute 
Back to top Go down
Mr M. Cooper

Mr M. Cooper

Posts : 2522
Join date : 2011-09-29
Location : Lancashire, England.

50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptyMon Aug 11, 2014 4:45 pm

Hi Les.

I have my Martini Henry with sling and fixed bayonet, mounted on the wall in my 'Junk Room' (as Mrs Shifter calls it)  Mad 

Along with my MH rifle, there is a lifetime of memories in there, such as lots of old Railway collectables, two, yes TWO Fender strat's (identical to Buddy Holly's), lots of military memorabilia, and lots of cricket memorabilia, loads of historical collectables, many, many, many books etc, and she calls it 'JUNK'  Shocked 

Women! who can understand them  scratch 

Cheers mate.  Salute
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today EmptyMon Aug 11, 2014 8:15 pm

lol. that sounds like quite a collection there mate! ' JUNK ',
It sounds like nirvana to me! just imagine your collection
replicated all over the country..and people pay really
good money to visit the most inane places, gorping at
any old tat, as long as it gets them out of the house for
half a day! so imagine if there was a network of tours of
people just like you...all with half a lifetime of interesting
stuff, like you on diverse but eclectic collectibles..Hmmm!
i feel the germ of an idea coming on! £10.00 a pop, just
meet a pre arranged charabang chip in a bit for the peccy,
and do the tour county by county lol. any richard bransons
out there can have that one for free.. No   Very Happy 
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




50 years ago today Empty
PostSubject: Re: 50 years ago today   50 years ago today Empty

Back to top Go down
 
50 years ago today
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: