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PostSubject: The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana...   The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana... EmptySat Apr 06, 2013 7:36 am

Hi all

"What, after two hours, the troops are still under arms ??? But why wait.???

Cheers

Pascal
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PostSubject: Re: The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana...   The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana... EmptySat Apr 06, 2013 10:56 am

Because
Patience is a virtue.
Fools rush in where.......................................

But mostly because they didnt have a clue what was happening or the tempest about to hit. In addition Pulleine was obeying orders and defending the camp.

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springbok9 wrote:
Because
Patience is a virtue.
Fools rush in where.......................................

But mostly because they didnt have a clue what was happening or the tempest about to hit. In addition Pulleine was obeying orders and defending the camp.


Yes, the British had the virtue!!!

And the Zulu's rushed in.
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PostSubject: Re: The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana...   The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana... EmptySat Apr 06, 2013 11:33 am

Hi Martinious The Lancastrious and springbokious Nineious

Because They Did not aim mostly have a clue what was happening or about to hit the tempest.

Well with all reports received since the beginning, all the cavalry, mounted infantry and light infantry, they remained, they would have known ...

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The virtue British took the full .... that day ...
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This has all be covered in the Durnford topic.!!
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PostSubject: Re: The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana...   The Two hours lost at Isandhlawana... EmptySat Apr 06, 2013 8:11 pm

Thing of the past :p;: Everything was covered and re-covered and will continuously ... This is the forum to a war that lasted six months ... Salute
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24th wrote:
springbok9 wrote:
Because
Patience is a virtue.
Fools rush in where.......................................

But mostly because they didnt have a clue what was happening or the tempest about to hit. In addition Pulleine was obeying orders and defending the camp.


Yes, the British had the virtue!!!

And the Zulu's rushed in.

So the fools won!
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So the fools won! And besides there were not one of the Zulu side that day ... The fools had exactly what they wanted after all ..
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