WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Film Zulu Quote:Lieutenant John Chard: The army doesn't like more than one disaster in a day. Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Looks bad in the newspapers and upsets civilians at their breakfast..
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» 1940 Review of 'Lord Chelmsford and the Zulu War'
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyToday at 12:53 pm by gardner1879

» Best book on colonial soldiers during zulu war
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyToday at 9:37 am by aussie inkosi

» H.M.S. Forester
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyToday at 2:55 am by 90th

» Royal Small Arms Repair Factory - Pimlico / Mill Bank , London
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed May 18, 2022 2:04 pm by MPS1

» Deafness linked to the effects of battle
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon May 16, 2022 1:56 pm by Younghusband

» Brevet Major Walter Parke Jones, R. E.
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun May 15, 2022 7:29 pm by ADMIN

» Zulu campfires
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun May 08, 2022 11:28 am by John Young

» Stations of Regiments mid 1870's (UK)
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun May 08, 2022 11:26 am by John Young

» Nevill Coghill's nephew
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Apr 29, 2022 10:09 am by Julian Whybra

» Uniform - Natal Circa 1895?
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Apr 24, 2022 11:44 am by Rory Reynolds

» Isandlwana solving the enigma
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Apr 22, 2022 2:48 pm by Julian Whybra

» John Wyndon Lyon
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Apr 21, 2022 6:38 pm by Julian Whybra

» No. 1488 Color Sergeant A. Spalding
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyTue Apr 19, 2022 9:35 pm by John Young

» Pin pointing an ASC man's war
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Apr 16, 2022 12:55 pm by Rory Reynolds

» Trooper David Doig, father-in-law Trooper Robert Adams
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Apr 11, 2022 3:42 pm by Julian Whybra

» Pte 922 George Edwards (Alias Orchard) and Pte 2744 Charles Moore
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Apr 06, 2022 7:47 pm by 1879graves

» 4709 Gunner Ernest Jones N/5 R.A.
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Apr 06, 2022 12:33 pm by Woolwich

» Frederick Montague 83728 RN HMS Boadicea 1879 (Missing 1914/15 Star and Victory Medal)
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyTue Apr 05, 2022 11:48 pm by OC1

» Updated List of Royal Navy Medals Known to Exist
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Apr 04, 2022 8:31 pm by Petty Officer Tom

» The Mystery of the Missing Mainwaring Material
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Apr 04, 2022 5:03 pm by WeekendWarrior

» Looking for the medal to 1423 Pte. W. Gregg/Greig
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Apr 01, 2022 6:54 pm by Kenny

» Help Please
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Mar 31, 2022 6:01 pm by John Young

» James Hamer testimony concerning time and distance
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Mar 30, 2022 11:56 pm by aussie inkosi

» Barker and the Rocket Battery
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Mar 28, 2022 12:15 pm by Frank Allewell

» Renamed medals?
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Mar 28, 2022 6:40 am by 90th

» S.SMITH Buffalo Border Guard
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Mar 26, 2022 7:47 am by Brett Hendey

» Seeking Primary Sources
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Mar 24, 2022 8:46 am by aussie inkosi

» Dead Was Everything: Studies in the Anglo-Zulu War. Keith Smith
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Mar 24, 2022 7:21 am by aussie inkosi

» Pte H Brown 6th Lanc Fus
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Mar 20, 2022 11:11 pm by Sturgy

» ‘Isandula Mountain, Zululand’
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyTue Mar 15, 2022 11:43 am by Julian Whybra

» Private MJ Flood 57th Foot
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Mar 14, 2022 7:25 pm by Alfie

» Richie's new Zulu War model figure project - cast your vote now
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Mar 13, 2022 11:06 pm by PhilJ

» Natal Witness 'mystery' death notice
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Mar 13, 2022 9:29 am by Julian Whybra

» Sapper M Leahy RE
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Mar 12, 2022 12:08 am by Sturgy

» Corporal J Quail 1/13th Foot
Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Mar 10, 2022 11:11 am by Sturgy

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
The Battle of Isandlwana: From above
Top posters
90th
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
littlehand
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
ADMIN
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
1879graves
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
rusteze
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
John
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Mr M. Cooper
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
John Young
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
ciroferrara
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
90th
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Bill8183
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Younghusband
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Herbie
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
MPS1
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
ADMIN
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
gardner1879
Famous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_leftFamous quotes from the Zulu War BarFamous quotes from the Zulu War Bar_right 
Most active topics
Durnford was he capable.1
Durnford was he capable. 4
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Isandlwana, Last Stands
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable. 3
Durnford was he capable.2
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Most Viewed Topics
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
The missing five hours.
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Adding to the Library
The ammunition question
ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
Recent Members To The ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)
Durnford was he capable.5
Pte David Jenkins. 'Forgotten' Survivor of Rorke's Drift Returned to Official Records
Lieutenant Adendorff 1-3 N.N.C.
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.
Keywords
harford Franklin drift Woolfryes william George martini smith taylor Police zulu carbineers payne brown Prince Durnford spalding Natal james Isandlwana horse Mounted Russell henry 24th john
 

 Famous quotes from the Zulu War

Go down 
+8
joe
Frank Allewell
90th
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Mr Greaves
littlehand
Saul David 1879
24th
12 posters
Go to page : 1, 2  Next
AuthorMessage
24th

24th


Posts : 1862
Join date : 2009-03-25

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 01, 2010 8:59 pm

Who said this. "FIRE AWAY BOYS! DEATH OR GLORY!" And during what Battle.
Back to top Go down
Saul David 1879




Posts : 527
Join date : 2009-02-28

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 01, 2010 9:19 pm

Captain Moriarty, just before he was killed during the massacre at Ntombe River. Idea
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 01, 2010 9:22 pm

S.D You type faster than me. But I will go with that.
Back to top Go down
Mr Greaves

Mr Greaves


Posts : 747
Join date : 2009-10-18

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 01, 2010 10:36 pm

Who shouted "Fix Bayonets and died like British Soldiers do."

Mr G
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat


Posts : 2594
Join date : 2009-04-24

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 01, 2010 10:49 pm

Myth, No one said it. Victorian fantasy. It was thought to have been Younghusband. Idea
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Jul 02, 2010 4:49 am

hi all.
I agree with SD and CTSG,
Moriarty was also to have said , ' I am done ' at the end of his earlier comment .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8220
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Jul 02, 2010 8:06 am

Then of course the most famous quote. " Sod this Im off"................ Coghill
Or Chelmsford on returning to the camp............" Who the hell can I blame for this, ah of course the Irishman will do."
Back to top Go down
joe

joe


Posts : 600
Join date : 2010-01-07
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Jul 02, 2010 8:17 am

:lol!:
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat


Posts : 2594
Join date : 2009-04-24

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyFri Jul 02, 2010 11:17 pm

Who said this "But I left a thousand men to guard the camp" Idea

And this one was a gem. "Unless you carry out the instructions I give you, it will be my unpleasant duty to remove you from your command,"

Here's a clue to the second quote. He didn't but he should have. Isandlwana was lost because he didn't.
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 12:08 am

The Answer is Chelmsford. The second quote was directed at Col: Durnford.
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat


Posts : 2594
Join date : 2009-04-24

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 1:32 am

Nice one Impi. And of course you are correct.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 1:32 am

hi all.
Who said , ' The game is up , If I had a good horse I would ride straight for Maritzbug ' and to whom was it said ?.
cheers 90th. scratch .
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 1:50 am

Du Bois. During the battle of Isandlwana. He was a transport conductor at the time.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 2:05 am

hi impi.
Well done , I thought that may stump a few . :lol: , And sadly for him , he was never seen again .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Chelmsfordthescapegoat

Chelmsfordthescapegoat


Posts : 2594
Join date : 2009-04-24

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 2:07 am

impi. You beat me to it well done. Idea
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 2:12 am

hi all.
Dont forget part 2 , to whom was it said ?. scratch .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 2:23 am

This forum is very additive.

90th. He said this to. Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien.

Now i must go to bed. Guys i have a great time thanks. I going to enjoy being a member.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 2:37 am

hi impi.
While you are resting , I will endevour to find a few more quotes if I get time during the day. :lol: .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 6:51 am

hi all.
1 / Who said , ' Damn him ! , He's a coward . I'll turn them out . Which battle ?, and said to whom ?
2 / ' Nothing will happen , and I shall be back again this evening early '
3 / ' Men fire faster ! , Cannot you fire faster !.
4 / ' Pot that fellow ! '
5 / ' For God's sake come back , the camp is surrounded and things , I fear , are going badly '
6 / ' A spear has been thrust into the belly of a nation '

Some easy and some not so easy , looking forward to your answers .
cheers 90th.

Will post the answers during the week for those who may be interested .




Last edited by 90th on Sat Jul 03, 2010 11:13 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8220
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 7:25 am

" Does this make me a Branch Manager?"

Milne the famous tree climber.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8220
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 7:27 am

Chelmsford the phsycologist.
'Come back to the camp', hmmmm I wonder what he means by that?

Regards
Back to top Go down
joe

joe


Posts : 600
Join date : 2010-01-07
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 7:49 am

Correct me if I am wrong but I think Ceteswayo said "I spear has been thrust into a belly of a nation"

Joe
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 8:59 am

hi springbok9.
Certainly not a branch manager ! , because he was a mountaineer . :lol!: .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 11:06 am

How about this one
Quote :
" the mounted force held most tenaciously, every shot appearing to take effect"
Back to top Go down
24th

24th


Posts : 1862
Join date : 2009-03-25

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 11:42 am

Hi Impi. Give us some clues, Was it a Battle, or other. And who said it. Wink
Back to top Go down
joe

joe


Posts : 600
Join date : 2010-01-07
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 10:03 pm

Hi Impi,
Quote :
" the mounted force held most tenaciously, every shot appearing to take effect"
J A Brickhill ( Isandlwana Survivor) said this abouth the white mounted force at Isandlwana.

thanks joe
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 10:48 pm

Correct Joe. Brickhill's account is one of the best. Good detail of events as they happened. Idea
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 11:26 pm

Here an easy one.
Part of quote.

Who said this? And of whom was he talking about.

"that it was difficult to say for what individual deed he had got the Victoria Cross as he had been doing acts worthy of it all along the line"
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 03, 2010 11:35 pm

This was said of Buller by Chelmsford.

"Buller is ‘one of the finest soldiers of the century’, so modest and reticent –that it was difficult to say for what individual deed he had got the Victoria Cross as he had been doing acts worthy of it all along the line"
Back to top Go down
joe

joe


Posts : 600
Join date : 2010-01-07
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Jul 04, 2010 7:42 am

Heres another one for you all

Quote :
and there was not a living soul who was not thankful to find that the Zulus had had enough of it and were disappearing over the hill to the south-west.

thanks joe
Back to top Go down
Saul David 1879




Posts : 527
Join date : 2009-02-28

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Jul 04, 2010 8:57 pm

Quote :
"But I left a thousand men to guard the camp"

He actually said, "I can't understand it, I left a thousand men there".


S.D
Back to top Go down
JohnB




Posts : 95
Join date : 2010-01-10
Age : 70
Location : Taunton

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySun Jul 04, 2010 9:52 pm


Hi 90th,

" Nothing will happen, and I shall be back again this evening early".

Major Spalding to Chard before departing from Rorkes Drift.

JohnB

Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Jul 05, 2010 8:57 am

hi JohnB.
Yes , you are correct , Spalding to Chard .

Joe .
You are also correct , it was indeed Cetswayo .
Still 4 more to go guys . Idea .
cheers 90th.

Back to top Go down
joe

joe


Posts : 600
Join date : 2010-01-07
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Jul 05, 2010 4:03 pm

Hi 90th,
Quote :
Pot that fellow!

Was this Acting Assistant Commisary Dalton?

Quote :
' Damn him ! , He's a coward . I'll turn them out

Was this Captain Campbell at Hlobane?

thanks Joe
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Jul 05, 2010 9:35 pm

Who said
Quote :
" I do believe this regiment was the first to reach Isandlwana"
Idea
Back to top Go down
joe

joe


Posts : 600
Join date : 2010-01-07
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Jul 05, 2010 9:48 pm

Hi Impi
That would be our good friend Littlehand I beleive. :lol!:

thanks joe
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 53
Location : Down South.

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyMon Jul 05, 2010 11:09 pm

:lol!: :lol!: Fame at last.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyTue Jul 06, 2010 6:53 am

hi Joe.
Yes , it was Dalton who said ' Pot that fellow ' , and it was Campbell at Hlobane , talking to Wood minutes before he
was killed at a cave entrance attempting to dislodge a party of zulus from inside .
Still 2 more to go. Idea
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
John

John


Posts : 2558
Join date : 2009-04-06
Age : 59
Location : UK

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyTue Jul 06, 2010 11:05 pm

And the most famous one. Who said.

"Stop throwing... those bloody spears... at me!". ...
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyTue Jul 06, 2010 11:07 pm

My Name is "Michael Caine"
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8220
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Jul 07, 2010 9:21 am

90th
3 .Chelmsford at Ulundi, panic as was his norm.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8220
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Jul 07, 2010 9:33 am

Try These

1 "you will please tell Lt Scott to do as I tell him"
2 "you could not move a foot either way without treading on dead bodies.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Jul 07, 2010 1:01 pm

Hi Springbok9.
Well done it is indeed the Good Lord at Ulundi , 1 more to go .
In Reply to your quotes I was going to say Capt Kirk for the first one but then decided we would be light years off track .
So I will go with Durnford and for the second Sgt W.E.Warren one of Harness's detachment who wrote in full . ' You could
not move a foot either way without treading on dead bodies. Oh , father , such a sight I never witnessed in my life before .
I could not help crying to see how the poor fellows were massacred ' .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8220
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Jul 07, 2010 1:09 pm

90th
Trying to do this on memory without going through the library.
The last quote, Harkness was aproached by an officer that caused him to divert back to the camp with the artilery and support troops ( before he was ordered to carry on with his original course), pretty sure that was the message but cant quite put my finger on the author. Hamilton Brown?
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Jul 07, 2010 1:31 pm

hi sprinbok9.
Yes you are correct it was Hamilton - Browne writing to the Good Lord , this was the FOURTH MESSAGE he had sent off
to Chelmsford , and as you can see in the wording , Browne seems to be showing some frustration as he hadnt had a reply
from any of his previous THREE MESSAGES .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
ADMIN

ADMIN


Posts : 4294
Join date : 2008-11-01
Age : 63
Location : KENT

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyWed Jul 07, 2010 10:41 pm

You Should all know these.

1) " For heaven's sake, don't take that, man, for it belongs to our Battalion."

2) " Get on, man; the Zulus are on top of you."

3) " The terrible disaster that overwhelmed the old 24th Regiment will always be remembered, not so much as a disaster, but as an example of heroism like that of Leonidas and the three hundred Spartans who fell at the pass of Thermopylae."
Back to top Go down
https://www.1879zuluwar.com
90th

90th


Posts : 10471
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: famous quotes.   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 08, 2010 6:09 am

hi pete.
Number 1 is Qtrmstr Bloomfield to Smith - Dorrien , number 2 is Stuart - Smith to Smith - Dorrien and a wounded Mtd Infantryman,
moments before Smith and the Mtd Infantryman are assagaid in front of S.D.
The 3rd I dont know , maybe Glynn ? Disraeli ? , No time to check the Library , looking forward to your reply pete. Idea
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
impi

impi


Posts : 2308
Join date : 2010-07-02
Age : 42

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptyThu Jul 08, 2010 8:32 pm

" The terrible disaster that overwhelmed the old 24th Regiment will always be remembered, not so much as a disaster, but as an example of heroism like that of Leonidas and the three hundred Spartans who fell at the pass of Thermopylae."

General Sir Reginald Hart. V.C
Back to top Go down
Saul David 1879




Posts : 527
Join date : 2009-02-28

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 10, 2010 11:42 am

Who & Where & To who.
“I feel sure you will give a good account of yourselves and sustain the high reputation which has always attached to your corps.”
Back to top Go down
ADMIN

ADMIN


Posts : 4294
Join date : 2008-11-01
Age : 63
Location : KENT

Famous quotes from the Zulu War Empty
PostSubject: Re: Famous quotes from the Zulu War   Famous quotes from the Zulu War EmptySat Jul 10, 2010 11:47 am

Lord Chelmsford. Directed to the NMP. (Don’t know where) But my guest would be Helpmakaar.
Back to top Go down
https://www.1879zuluwar.com
 
Famous quotes from the Zulu War
Back to top 
Page 1 of 2Go to page : 1, 2  Next
 Similar topics
-
» Zulu: Queen Victoria’s Most Famous Little War by W.B. Bartlett
» Famous death?
» Lord Chelmsford made this a famous quote just before the invasion of Zululand.
» Did he take part in the Zulu War. William 'Zulu' Smith, was a veteran of the Zulu War of 1879
» One of his Tests was the famous Rorkes Drift encounter at the SCG

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM  :: GENERAL DISCUSSION AREA-
Jump to: