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
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
These are the days and nights of fury and honor and courage and cowardice that an entire century of empire-making and film-making can never surpass!
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visited the officers' mess of the Scots Guards at Pirbright to perfect his accent. See more
Camera shadow on the shield as the Zulu sneak up for the first engagement. See more
Lieutenant John Chard
Mr. Witt! When I have the impertinence to climb into your pulpit to deliver a sermon, then you can tell me my duty.
Opening credits prologue: JANUARY 23rd 1879 See more
Spoofed in The Meaning of Life
Men of Harlech
Performed by Army Soldiers See more