Two Lieutenants, Chard of Engineers and Bromhead find that their 140 man contingent in Natal has been isolated by the destruction of the main British Army column and that 4,000 Zulu warriors will descend on them in hours. Each has a different military background in tactics and they are immediatly in conflict on how to prepare for the attack. Nearly a third of the men are in the infirmary, as the welsh company tries to somehow survive with no help in sight. Based on a true story. Written by
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Dwarfing The Mightiest! Towering Over The Greatest!
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The rifles in the film are Martini-Henry single-shots in .450/577 caliber. The weapons seen in the film are period-correct short lever versions (the design was modified in the 1880s with a longer lever to aid extraction. See more
The revolvers used by the officers are of WWI issue. See more
Pte. Thomas Cole
Why is it us? Why us?
Colour Sergeant Bourne
Because we're here, lad. Nobody else. Just us.
The title has fire within its letters, and it flies directly at the screen. Additionally, the title itself doesn't appear on screen until after the opening credits have finished rolling. See more
Men of Harlech
Performed by Army Soldiers See more