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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: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptySat Jun 15, 2013 7:32 am

Hi all


As everyone knows, LC banned the fortifications of all kinds for his troops at Isandhlwana ...

But Wood has fortified his camp in anticipation of a possible attack ...

What day, Wood has it been notified of the massacre of Isandhlwana and it's LC which is really neat or authorized Wood to fortify his camp? ...


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PostSubject: Re: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptySun Jun 16, 2013 11:45 pm

Pascal wrote:
As everyone knows, LC banned the fortifications of all kinds for his troops at Isandhlwana ...

You certainly have away with words. :p;:
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PostSubject: Re: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptyMon Jun 17, 2013 6:39 am

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LC banned laagers ,but laagers are considered as field fortifications in a military campaigns
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PostSubject: Re: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptyMon Jun 17, 2013 7:26 am

Only applies to Isandlwana. But there was no need to laager until the 22nd, when LC wasn't there!
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PostSubject: Re: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptyMon Jun 17, 2013 8:17 am

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Yes Well, this stuff is not decided and will not turn up at the last minute!
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PostSubject: Re: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptyMon Sep 02, 2013 8:15 am

In fact, because of the Battle of Centane, the British overestimated the power of the MH, which is why, LC thought laagers were obsolete ...As for regulation, with it, it is not even a question of infantry square ...

The defeat of Isandhlwana helped avoid a lot of disasters in colonial wars that took place then ...
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PostSubject: Re: A Change in Tactics ...   A Change in Tactics ... EmptyMon Sep 02, 2013 8:29 am

Chelmsford declined to larger. Chelmsord banned fortifications.

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That's one small step for man and a chance for the Zulu Very Happy 
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