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Peter M



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PostSubject: Your favourite line from Zulu or Zulu Dawn   Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:49 pm

I was wondering what other members favourite lines are from Zulu and Zulu Dawn. For me it is Colour sgt. Bourne's reply to the boy solider who, in Zulu, asks "Why us?". Colour Sgt. Bourne replies "Because we're here lad, no one else, just us." To me you get the sense that these men are alone but also they are with each other, their mates and will stand together and survive or die together. What do others have as their favs?
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PostSubject: Re: Your favourite line from Zulu or Zulu Dawn   Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:50 am

"I'll tell my man to clean your kit" or "It all depends on what you damned English want for it, afterwards"

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PostSubject: Re: Your favourite line from Zulu or Zulu Dawn   Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:08 pm

Bromhead to Chard who was standing in the river and with his tunic on a tree stump on the bank: " I'll get one of my chaps to clean your kit"
Chard in reply: " No, don't bother"
Bromhead with a smirk ad his fly swat replies, " No bother old boy. Not offering to do it myself "
Short but superb conversation showing the 'class' and attitude of the two characters.
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PostSubject: Re: Your favourite line from Zulu or Zulu Dawn   Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:32 pm

So many to choose from but these stick in my head for some reason.
Zulu
Beggin yer pardon sir..... about the soup sir.
Yes what about the soup?
Why that gentleman told me to put it on the fire.
He did?
We have thatched roofs here Bromhead, don't want to make the Zulus a present of fire.
Yes well get on with it theres a good fellow.
And am I to take a rifle to sir'

Zulu Dawn when the artillary changes direction
'No 2 gun cease fire whole section right'
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PostSubject: your favourite line from zulu or zulu dawn    Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:03 am

Hi Gardner1879
Horse meat and Axle grease is it ........ ?? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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