The 6'6 tall, 18 stone army chaplain who never featured in the film "Zulu".
This is the forgotten story of Chaplain George Smith, known to the defenders at Rorke's Drift as "Ammunition Smith".
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1:00 George Smith early life
3:32 Rorke's Drift
4:48 British defeat at Isandlwana
6:03 Smith spots Zulus
7:37 Battle of Rorke's Drift
8:23 Ammunition Smith
11:39 Denied a VC
14:00 Career as Army Chaplain
16:10 Death of Chaplain Smith
17:17 The History Chap
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My name is Chris Green ("The History Chap") and I am on a mission to share the amazing history of Britain so that we can appreciate where we have come from and why we are here.
History should not be stuffy or a long list of dates or kings & queens.
So rather than lectures or TRshow animations, I tell stories that bring the past to life.
My aim is to be chat as if I were having a coffee or meal with you. Jean in Maryland, USA recently wrote: "Chris, is the history teacher I wish I had at school!"
Just for the record, I do have a history degree and continue to have a passion for the subject I studied.
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