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PostSubject: Suggestions Welcome!!!!    Suggestions Welcome!!!!  EmptyTue Apr 16, 2013 4:27 pm

The "SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THE ZULU WAR OF 1879 AND OTHER VICTORIAN BATTLES OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE" Section doesn't seemed to be moving forward. So if anyone has any ideas that would be benifical to the forum. Let me know, I can then change the above section to accomodate. agree
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How about a medic section, dedicated to the Dr, Surgeons, Nurses, ect. There's enough information on here at present, would just mean moving the information to the new section. Just an idea. Very Happy
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I thought, the graves with interesting stories was a good idea. The non-Zulu War graves. Would like to see that back. agree
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Hi,
I would like to see a comprehensive "Roll Call" section (which would be not open to comments or discussion) by unit for both British/Naval/Colonials with photo's assigned to each of the names where possible so I could see who people were talking about and the service number where applicable, decorations/medals awarded and battles engaged in etc. I suppose a family tree by regiment/unit.

I would also like to see a section called "Illustrations of the Zulu war" where all known paintings, drawings and illustrations are assigned to each battle and the same for an A to Z by person and regiment.

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A completly seperate section called the mutterings from Brittany maybe?

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A completly seperate section called the mutterings from Brittany maybe?

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Excellent idea :p;: Salute :p;: And the rule should be " one one participant"
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A completly seperate section called the mutterings from Brittany maybe?

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Great idea Springy, the musings could automatically be directed in there!. But I would like the right of reply, Dave, you know, like being able to feed a fire!
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"Non-Zulu War. Graves of interest"
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Based on Springbok's suggestion above why don't we just club together and have an interpreter sitting alongside Pascal? Because I am sure many of our Breton friend's fine questions are actually lost in translation.

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One difficulty on the forum is newer members ( and old ones with bad memories) requesting visual information and its really difficult to try and locate posted photos.
Would it be feasable to have a photo library section. Im thinking of a very recent post by DAVID asking for colors of the stone work at RD, with a photo library it would be very east for him to have referenced a recent photo.

In a addition when a point is being discussed a reference to a photo could aid the debate greatly. I think specifically of trying to illustrate the path Durnford took when leaving the camp

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Create another section to be known as: Other Zulu wars.

And deal with all conflicts delivered by the Zulu people except 1879 zulu war Wink
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One difficulty on the forum is newer members ( and old ones with bad memories) requesting visual information and its really difficult to try and locate posted photos.
Would it be feasable to have a photo library section. Im thinking of a very recent post by DAVID asking for colors of the stone work at RD, with a photo library it would be very east for him to have referenced a recent photo.

In a addition when a point is being discussed a reference to a photo could aid the debate greatly. I think specifically of trying to illustrate the path Durnford took when leaving the camp

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The Zulus are a little concerned by this forum ,no ? Also their other conflicts, including against the UK are also
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Pascal.You should create a sister forum to this one Exclamation
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PostSubject: Re: Suggestions Welcome!!!!    Suggestions Welcome!!!!  EmptyMon Jun 24, 2013 3:18 pm

The wars in Zululand of 1883-1888 are a logical continuation of the 1879! So it makes sense that they have their own section, right?
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Not really! As this forum deals with the Anglo Zulu War of 1879 Wink
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"Non-Zulu War. Graves of interest" Added! Salute



Springbok still working on your idea!
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Good idea but you will see in the future, there are some who do get tired, to get pictures ...Very Happy
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