WWW.1879ZULUWAR.COM

Zulu Film Quote Lieutenant Bromhead :If 1200 men couldn't hold a defensive position this morning, what chance have we with 100?
 
HomeHome  GalleryGallery  SearchSearch  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Latest topics
» Native of Tonypandy
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 3:24 pm by Eddie

» Take out the Officers
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 3:22 pm by Eddie

» Joseph Williams (VC) ?
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 1:46 pm by Eddie

» John Cook and his kidney problem
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 10:59 am by rai

» Acting Gunner J Mitchell HMS Active
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 10:13 am by rai

» Private 25B/968 Thomas John Moffatt 2/24th Regiment
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 10:10 am by gardner1879

» Inspector-General Evelyn Richard Hugh Pollard
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 9:25 am by rai

» Lieutenant E C Martin 87th Regiment
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 9:20 am by rai

» H M Stanley and George Henty
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 8:57 am by rai

» Private Lloyd 17th Lancers
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 8:45 am by rai

» 3rd Battn., Grenadier Guards, 1884
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 8:03 am by Kenny

» Frederick James Savery
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 7:42 am by rai

» General Richard Harrison Royal Engineers
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 1:41 am by 90th

» Captain Reginald A J Talbot 1st Life Guards
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 1:37 am by 90th

» Brothers Sears
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyToday at 12:38 am by Eddie

» Robert Standish Sievier.
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 3:42 pm by Eddie

» W H Field bandsman
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 11:50 am by rai

» Sergeant 1257 James Perketh 80th Regiment
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 11:34 am by 1879graves

» Butler, Lieutenant-General Sir William Francis Butler, KCB
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 11:24 am by rai

» Engineer G Aborn HMS Orontes
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 10:41 am by rai

» The Drunken "Draft" at Howick and the Mounted Infantry
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 10:37 am by Bill8183

» All things Zulu war
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyYesterday at 10:26 am by Julian Whybra

» Lieut. Walsh and the Siphezi patrol of the 21st January
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 7:29 pm by Tig Van Milcroft

» Colour Sergeant 1681 William McLatter 2/3rd Regiment
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 3:34 pm by gardner1879

» Photograph of Archibald B. Milne, R.N.
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 3:23 pm by gardner1879

» Thomas Hallam drunk in court
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 3:18 pm by gardner1879

» Commandant Schermbrucker
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 3:07 pm by gardner1879

» Robert Elliott stabbed his wife
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:59 pm by gardner1879

» Lieutenant- General Sir Charles Mansfield Clarke.
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:57 pm by gardner1879

» John Kelly
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:55 pm by gardner1879

» Sergeant Major 1897 David Allan Strachan, 99th Regiment
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:44 pm by gardner1879

» Major A. H. Tylden-Pattenson, East Kent Regiment
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:39 pm by gardner1879

» W B Scott 91st Regiment?
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:37 pm by gardner1879

» John Ford Webster in court
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:33 pm by gardner1879

» Private Pyne the watchmaker
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Oct 01, 2022 2:26 pm by gardner1879

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
The Death of the Prince Imperial Zulu War 1879
Top posters
90th
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Frank Allewell
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
littlehand
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
ADMIN
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
1879graves
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
rusteze
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
John Young
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Chelmsfordthescapegoat
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
gardner1879
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Top posting users this month
gardner1879
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Eddie
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Julian Whybra
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
rai
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
John Young
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
90th
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Kenny
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
1879graves
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Bill8183
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_right 
Tim Needham
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Bar_leftWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! BarWhy did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! 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
Please Do Not Post Ads on Our Forum
Recent Members To The ZULU WAR 1879 Discussion & Reference Forum ( A Small Victorian War in 1879)
The missing five hours.
Isandlwana, Last Stands
Adding to the Library
ISANDLWANA SURVIVIORS
Google Chrome new standards imposed
The ammunition question
Durnford was he capable.5
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
Durnford Russell drift Natal zulu 24th Franklin Police Roll spalding Woolfryes Isandlwana Mounted George taylor john Prince henry Jones smith 2022 james martini brown harford horse
 

 Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!

Go down 
+4
24th
Frank Allewell
90th
Richie
8 posters
AuthorMessage
Richie

Richie


Posts : 243
Join date : 2011-10-08
Location : North East - England

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyWed Feb 01, 2012 10:07 pm

Hi All,
I don't know whether this has been posted before (please don't shoot the new boy if it has- having a go with an assegai is OK) but I am half way through reading Eyewitness In Zululand the reminiscences of Walter Dunne. One major question which came to mind considering the major logistical problems was "why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force?"

I have a numerous pile of newly acquired books to read (Thanks again 90th) and the answers may lie in them. Please remember I am a newbie and not as well read yet, as most of you are.

At times columns were constrained by numerous factors such as the distance they could travel, the terrain, fording rivers and setting up bridgeheads, the weather, being strung out over a large distance to name a few.
Surely this would have made laagering, forming square or any other defensive position difficult. So why did the Zulu's not take more advantage of this.

Was it down to tactics, terrain i.e. no concealment, there own logistics and supply problems. I can understand some of the views pointed out in another post of why the Zulu's did not attack Chelmsford's column after Isandlwana. Having just fought a battle, but surely with such a mass of impi in the right place defence would have been very difficult.

Just would like a few thoughts to ponder on.
cheers
Richie
Back to top Go down
http://www.1879miniatures.co.uk
90th

90th


Posts : 10613
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Why did the zulus not ambush the moving column ?   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 4:29 am

Hi Richie .
That has puzzled me and many others I would think , I know its mentioned in a couple of books why it was thought that it
didnt happen . They seem to be to me illogical reasons . The only time they attacked a column on the move was Inyezane ,
which was earlier in the morning on the same day as Isandlwana & R.Drift . The only other time was at Ntombe Drift but they
were not on the move , but still encamped early in the morning on the banks of the the flooded Ntombe River .
As for not attacking C'ford , to put it basically they were spent ( The Zulu ) 34 Deg on the day of the battle , little or no food for 24 hrs , no water etc etc . Many wounded whom they tried to take with them . Plus their losses were very heavy so they wouldnt
have wanted to cop that again by attacking the rest of the column . Hope these basic answers are helpful . Salute
cheers 90th. Salute

Back to top Go down
Frank Allewell

Frank Allewell


Posts : 8362
Join date : 2009-09-21
Age : 75
Location : Cape Town South Africa

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 5:42 am

90th
You missed out Hlobane as a col on the move.

Tut tut Salute
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10613
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Why did the zulus not ambush the moving column ?   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 7:56 am

Hi Springbok .
Yes I did , Intentionally , didnt think to include it as it wasn't really out in the open , as opposed to the top of a hill with steep sides etc etc . Hope this makes some sense .
cheers 90th. Salute
Back to top Go down
Richie

Richie


Posts : 243
Join date : 2011-10-08
Location : North East - England

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 6:15 pm

Hi 90th & springbok9,
Thanks for the feedback.
cheers
Richie
Back to top Go down
http://www.1879miniatures.co.uk
24th

24th


Posts : 1862
Join date : 2009-03-25

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 8:48 pm

It does seem a bit odd, as they always wanted to fight the British in the open, a moving column who have been the ideal time to do it.
Back to top Go down
tasker224

tasker224


Posts : 2101
Join date : 2010-07-30
Age : 55
Location : North London

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 9:35 pm

Opportunity?
I don't think the Zulus would have had an issue with attacking a moving column, had the opportunity presented itself.
As 90th points out, they did indeed attack one at iNyezane, so it was not due to a lack of anything other than the right opportunity.
Back to top Go down
Chard1879

Chard1879


Posts : 1261
Join date : 2010-04-12

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 9:48 pm

A good one would have been LC moving back to Isandlwana. They didn't take the oppertuntinty.
Back to top Go down
Drummer Boy 14

Drummer Boy 14


Posts : 2008
Join date : 2011-08-01
Age : 25

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 9:50 pm

Chard1879 wrote:
A good one would have been LC moving back to Isandlwana. They didn't take the oppertuntinty.

They couldn't Salute


Cheers
Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 54
Location : Down South.

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 10:12 pm

DB. More than they couldn't would be nice.. Salute
Back to top Go down
Drummer Boy 14

Drummer Boy 14


Posts : 2008
Join date : 2011-08-01
Age : 25

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 10:14 pm

They hadn't eaten in 24th hours

They had hundreds of wounded to look after

Lots of them had already left

They would have been shattered



Back to top Go down
littlehand

littlehand


Posts : 7077
Join date : 2009-04-24
Age : 54
Location : Down South.

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 10:23 pm

But the 3000+ Zulus that attacked RD could have done, that's if they hadn't attacked RD that is. But let's face it even those Zulus that fought at Isandlwana could have wiped out LC coloumn. And it woundn't have taken long. A few more hours of the Zulus time would have made no difference to them being hungry or anything else.
Back to top Go down
90th

90th


Posts : 10613
Join date : 2009-04-07
Age : 66
Location : Melbourne, Australia

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Why did the zulus not ambush the moving column ?   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyThu Feb 02, 2012 11:46 pm

Hi Littlehand .
All I'll say is Have you ever been starving Hungry ( I dont mean peckish ) , dehydrated and fought a pitched battle over 5 hrs in 35 + plus heat ? .
Not to mention post battle trauma and many other variables , it wouldnt be a walk in the park ( A few more hours ! ) Not meaning to have a dig at you at all , but think about what the zulu army had gone through , the likes of which they hadnt ever seen let alone experience . As DB said they were well and truly spent . The reserve if they knew where the good lord was exactly , may have decided to have a go at them . But R.D was only held by a small force and they thought it would be a walk - over after Iandlwana , they werent banking on their being defences put in place . etc etc .
cheers 90th.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest




Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyFri Feb 03, 2012 7:25 am

Hello Richie

The logistics of armed Zulu does not allow them to stay long in the field.

So after a battle like Isandhlwana, they are forced to withdraw ...

In this war they could resist much longer with another tactic (such as the Xhosa, for example, who have continued to adapt) but this was impossible for the zulus, because of their military system rigiditée .. .

For example, the instructions of the king, which prohibits the affair as Kambula and Ulundi, are marred by the impetuosity of the regimentsinGobamakhosi and umCijo ...

At Isandhlwana, there would not have had to battle, but the impetuosity of the regiment umCijo at all distorted ...

For the Matabele in 1893, is even worse ...

The armed Zulus and Matabele do not really work as European armies ...

Cheers

Pascal
Back to top Go down
tasker224

tasker224


Posts : 2101
Join date : 2010-07-30
Age : 55
Location : North London

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptyFri Feb 03, 2012 7:12 pm

Agree with 90th, LH !
I have seen soldiers return from battles and skirmishes. Even contacts that last minutes are totally, emotionally and physically draining. At the time they can fight for hours and hours , days if necessary or however long it takes, but when that contact is broken, and the adrenalin drops and that is that, massive downer. No more fighting for several days at least, only sleeping.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest




Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Feb 04, 2012 7:06 am

HI all

The only thing preventing a Zulu army to stay long in the field, it is logistics.

The rest is literature.

If the Zulus had had a service to care for wounded and another to deal with regular supplies of food as a European army , the Zulu remained in the countryside at Isandhlwana and also crushed Chelmsford on 22.

Cheers

Pascal

Back to top Go down
Richie

Richie


Posts : 243
Join date : 2011-10-08
Location : North East - England

Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Feb 04, 2012 7:33 am

Hello,
24th, tasker224, Chard1879, DB14, littlehand, 90th and Pascal.
Thank you all for participating so far, some food for thought in your comments.

However, if we want to stick around the area of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift for the moment then one the most decisive decisions should have been to attack the other moving column. The Zulu's tactically got Isandlwana right with the placement of their impi's. But tactically got the follow up wrong!

The Zulu intelligence was good as they had this force at Isandlwana and a second force waiting at iNyezane. Did they send appropriate size impi's to meet the size of force in front of them? (Did they expect to fight Chelmsford column aswell on that day) I agree with you tasker about opportunity, as well as your other points, but the opportunity was there.

If the Zulu's could not stay in the field for long periods, understandable, (but they were they for the fight) why did they not take the impi's from iNyezane to wipe out the main column. Did the Zulu attack at iNyezane have any tactical advantage compared to Isandlawana?

Sorry I seem to be coming up with more questions. I seem to agree with you littlehand why did they turn and the other impi go to Rorke's Drift when the fight was in front of them. A lot of the Zulu's were fresh.

I need to clear the head, I am sure I will be back shortly with loads more questions.
cheers
Richie
Back to top Go down
http://www.1879miniatures.co.uk
Guest
Guest




Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! Empty
PostSubject: Re: Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!   Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force! EmptySat Feb 04, 2012 1:41 pm

Pascal.


Richie-A Zulu regiment never gives two battles in one day.

The Zulu had estimated before leaving Ulundi that the third column was the most dangerous, for Zululand ...

Has Nyezane ,the zulus have not any advantage , they were not numerous enough to withstand the firepower of the first column of Pearsons.

And their regiments were discovered prematurely, as at Isandlawana ...

But at Isandlawana they were numerous enough to implement their usual deployment, but not at Nyezane ...

They preferred attack RD because they suspected they well knew that there was less troops there.

Even though they knew that Chelmsford had much more ...

If attacking Chelmsford, the Zulu reserve could never overcome the british, because other Zulu regiments were unable to support it ..

cheers

Pascal
Back to top Go down
 
Why did the Zulu's not ambush the moving columns in force!
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Zulu deception of Dartnell at Matyana
» The most feared Colonial force
» Brevet Major. Henry Spalding of Rorke's Drift and Information for Columns
» What if Chelmsford had not split his force?
» The Natal Mounted Police have almost been forgotten.

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