Just Us?

    Because we’re here lad.  Nobody else.  Just us. Colour Sergeant Frank Bourne, Zulu (1964) At the battle of Rorke’s Drift on January 22-23, 1879, some 141 men of B Company, 2 Warwickshire (24th Regiment of Foot) beat off

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Zulu!

A prayer’s as good as a bayonet on a day like this. Colour Sergeant Frank Bourne, Zulu     Tony Rennell at the Daily Mail Online has a grand salute to one of the greatest war flicks:  Zulu: Yet Zulu thankfully

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The ‘Eathen

The fourth in my ongoing examinations of the poetry of Rudyard Kipling.  The other posts in the series may be read here, here and here.  Kipling was a passionate man in his likes and dislikes, and always wore his heart firmly

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