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Film Zulu Dawn quote: “Excuse me, my Lord, there's something I must convey to you. I rode along the track down to Rorke's Drift. The sky above is red with fire. Your orders my Lord? Do we move to the drift?”
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Posts : 7086 Join date : 2009-04-24 Age : 52 Location : Down South.
Subject: Rorkes Drift Bullding. Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:20 pm
I guess I should know. But there appears to be a wall made out of stone with lots of squared windows. Which would be excellent for rifleman. Was this used during the battle of Rorkes Drift for that purpose?
hi, It would be great cover for soldiers, just a thought, might it have been built after the battle?
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Subject: rorkes drift Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:56 am
hi littlehand / joe. The wall with the firing positions was indeed put up after the battle , and it wasnt very long after that another fort was built not to far from R.D named Fort Melvill. cheers 90th.