Film Zulu: Colour Sergeant Bourne : [Quoting Psalm 46, v10-11 just before the battle] I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth. The Lord of Hosts is with us. Cpl. William Allen : I hope so. As I live and die, I hope so.
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Subject: War easy for the British Imperial infantryman ! Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:52 pm
Ultimately, apart from the men of the two battalions of the 24 th regiment , of the 80 th regiment and of the battalion of 1/13 th regiment, no British Imperial infantryman had to fight in melee with the Zulus in this war ...
Subject: Re: War easy for the British Imperial infantryman ! Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:52 am
War easy, because the fear of a white soldier involved in the zulu war or a other colonial war is ending up in melee against opponents who do not make prisoners.
This being so little happened during this war ...
Subject: Re: War easy for the British Imperial infantryman ! Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:39 am
Oh I forgot, for the british imperial infantry ,the 3rd and 90 th Foot also fought in melee at Rorcke's Drift...