Anglo-Zulu War

British Frontier Light Horse Regiment

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The South African Frontier Light Horse Regiment was a British Colonial Army Unit, raised in 1877. The Regiment was recruited from Colonial Volunteers living in The Easter …

Natal Mounted Police

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Formed of Dutch and Swiss Colonists in 1873, The Natal (South Africa) Mounted Police was a Constabulary Force used to patrol The Borders between ''British'' South Africa …

Zulu Warrior Dagger

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The Zulu Warrior also was known to carry his own personal fighting knife into combat. Unlike a hunting or all-purpose blade, The Zulu Dagger was designed to be used in co …

British Snider-Enfield .577 Caliber Rifle

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Adopted by The British Army in 1866 as it's primary Infantry weapon, The Snider-Enfield Rifle was a breech-loading weapon that chambered the large .577 round. Used in all …

Zulu War Axe

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Zulu Warriors also used a form of Battle Axe in combat. These weapons were wooden handles around 2.5 to 3 feet in length. They featured a slender, flanged steel Axe Head, …

Zulu ''Knobkerie'' Clubs

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Another popular weapon of The Zulu Nation of Warriors, was the Knobkerie War Club. Made of regional wood, they too were tempered or treated with heat and animal fats to c …

Zulu Ingxotha

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When a Warrior distinguished himself in battle (either as part of his Impis or by individual combat) – he could be awarded The Ingxotha. These were either made of m …

Zulu Impis

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The basic and primary Battle Formation used by Zulu Chief's – The Impis was comparable to a European Infantry Regiment. The Zulu were familiar with Cavalry (from Eu …

Zulu Ilkwa Spear

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The iconic and legendary close quarters weapon of The Zulu African Nation, The Ilkwa Spaer was so named for the “sound” it made when it was thrust into (and t …

Zulu Assegai Spear

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The Assegai Spear was the primary weapon of the Native African Tribe – The amaZulu. Developing from a minor fighting force, The Zulu would become a highly organized …