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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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PostSubject: Misplaced !   Misplaced ! EmptyWed Dec 05, 2012 5:00 pm

Hi all

Who has had the unfortunate idea to put the camp at the foot of Mount Isandhlwana ?

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PostSubject: Re: Misplaced !   Misplaced ! EmptyWed Dec 05, 2012 5:04 pm

Rascal, there is a thread on this forum:

Isandlwana location

Pop it in the search box.
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Tasker, I do not have arms long enough to reach the search box. Sad
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Here's the link:

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PostSubject: Re: Misplaced !   Misplaced ! EmptyWed Dec 05, 2012 5:33 pm

Merci mon bon Docteur Tasker

As usual, we do not know who is responsible. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

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But there were some good logistical reasons for siting the camp at that location.

The camp was not sited with defence in mind as the top priority.
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But when you will have to think about poor soldiers of the rank, you will stop making excuses for the officers ...
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