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PostSubject: Entertainment for the Troops   Entertainment for the Troops EmptySat Nov 21, 2009 8:46 pm

I was hoping to find out what the troops did to entertain themselves during the Zulu War, when out in the field. It the film Zulu Dawn there were some soldiers playing cards but what other types of games would have been available in 1879.
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PostSubject: Re: Entertainment for the Troops   Entertainment for the Troops EmptyMon Nov 23, 2009 6:25 am

Smoking their pipes and hoping to find some gin!

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