WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

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.
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  PublicationsPublications  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Out there from David Jackson
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyYesterday at 5:33 pm by Erimus

» Rusteez RIP
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyYesterday at 4:32 pm by ADMIN

» Trooper RW Parker
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyThu Dec 12, 2019 7:45 pm by Kenny

» Lieutenant H C Young, 2nd Battalion 3rd Regiment, Natal Native Contingent
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyWed Dec 11, 2019 12:52 pm by Julian Whybra

» Up-to Date new members. 2018/2019
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyWed Dec 11, 2019 11:11 am by Frank Allewell

»  Locket was sent to Helen Shepstone.
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyWed Dec 11, 2019 9:39 am by Catiline63

» John Moreland
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyTue Dec 10, 2019 4:22 pm by 1879graves

» H Reed 29/838 58th Foot.
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyMon Dec 09, 2019 10:14 am by Totofo

» F. W. David Jackson
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyTue Dec 03, 2019 8:53 pm by ADMIN

» Stoker John Merritt, HMS Boadicea
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptySun Dec 01, 2019 6:36 pm by Petty Officer Tom

» 25B/ 1371 Private Thomas Morrison 2/24 Foot, Rorke's Drift Denfender, Facebook Sale
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyWed Nov 27, 2019 7:18 pm by 1879graves

» New Book on AW Durnford
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 10:28 pm by bill cainan

» Zulu War kit bags
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 9:29 pm by Magnus

» Trooper Walter Granger's account of Isandhlwana.
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 3:26 pm by Julian Whybra

» The search for Gardner's mysterious German
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptySun Nov 24, 2019 12:52 pm by John Young

Lt. Augustus W. Hill, 57th Regt.
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 IMG-7742 Mac and Shad] (Isandula Collection)
The Zulu Wars - Twilight Of The Zulus - Episode 3 - Full Documentary
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Top posters
90th
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
littlehand
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
ADMIN
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
1879graves
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
rusteze
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
John
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
impi
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 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
Frank Allewell
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
1879graves
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Kenny
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Matshana Museum
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
ADMIN
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Petty Officer Tom
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
beeza
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
timothylrose
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_right 
Totofo
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Bar_leftAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 BarAnglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 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
 

 Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029

Go down 
AuthorMessage
peterjohn



Posts : 1
Join date : 2015-05-27

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptySun Jun 28, 2015 4:50 pm

I have been watching with great interest the BBC on the 200 year commemorative re enactments to celebrate and remember the fallen at "Waterloo" and got around to thinking that its only fourteen years and the 150th anniversary of the Anglo Zulu war will be upon us. Does anyone know of what is being planned for this huge anniversary?
Peterjohn.
Back to top Go down
Tenedos

Tenedos

Posts : 24
Join date : 2014-05-29

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyMon Jun 29, 2015 11:30 am

I would be surprised if the BBC were even thinking about it let alone planning anything. It might be marked by the odd documentary on television but I don't think there will be much going on outside the "community" who are interested in the AZW anyway.

Sad - but that's my opinion.
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand

Posts : 7081
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 51
Location : Down South.

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyMon Jun 29, 2015 2:45 pm

Perhaps those in power, would rather forget the Battle of Isandlwana. I believe it's still stands as the biggest military blunder to-date. Could be wrong of course.
Back to top Go down
Tenedos

Tenedos

Posts : 24
Join date : 2014-05-29

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyMon Jun 29, 2015 3:10 pm

The 1st July 1916 ranks as a bigger blunder and certainly in terms of lives lost a far more costly one at that.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7328
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 72
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyMon Jun 29, 2015 4:50 pm

More than happy to bet even money theres a re run of 'Zulu'.
Back to top Go down
impi

impi

Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 39

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyMon Jun 29, 2015 9:20 pm

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell

Posts : 7328
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 72
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 EmptyTue Jun 30, 2015 8:39 am

SPOT the mistakes. First forum member to reach 100 gets a free round of applause.
"The battle that took place at Isandhlwana, which is now Durban in South Africa, was part of a larger colonial campaign that the British Empire fought during the 19th century in Africa. African natives, known as the Zulus, had opposed the British occupation and scored a major victory when British troops, in response to the Zulu nation ignoring an ultimatum, marched on the capital of Ulundi. A force of some 25,000 Zulu warriors camped in wait for one of the marching British columns. The Zulus were well prepared for the battle, they had even managed to acquire a number of guns which they used to fire on the British as they marched. The British were also well prepared, and the Zulu trap was spotted by a British scout. Recognising that their opportunity was now or never, the Zulu warriors, realising they had been discovered, marched quickly on the British column. Being lightly armed and armoured, the Zulus moved quickly and were able to surround the British positions as they were adopting defensive formations. Determined waves of Zulu warriors eventually forced a hand-to-hand engagement which overwhelmed the British troops. Some 1000 British and 2000 Zulus died after the Zulu forces cut off the line of retreat back to Rorkes Drift. Once again it is interesting to consider the historical context and the way that this battle is often discussed in the British mainstream. The fact that the colours of the 24th regiment (the British unit that fought in the battle) were not captured by the enemy and were recovered after being washed up down stream from a river where it is surmised that a Lt. Coghill died defending the banner is often seen as a coded victory for the honour of the British army. What actually happened to the Regimental colours is a matter of historical interpretation as not a single soldier survived to tell the tale. Ultimately the Zulus were defeated when they pushed on to Rorkes Drift as a precursor to an invasion of the land occupied by European settlers in Natal. They were finally defeated at Ulundi when well-drilled British troops beat back a similar Zulu attack. "

Thanks to forum member 'impi' for pointing me to the article and giving me a hearty laugh. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029   Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029 Empty

Back to top Go down
 
Anglo Zulu war 150 years 2029
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: