W. Britain Model Figures and Toy Soldiers 20206 Zulu Attacking
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W Britain Model Figures and Toy Soldiers 20206 Zulu Attacking. King Shaka revolutionized the way the Zulu fought insuring Zululand's military might and his political power. Prior to his reign, opposing armies had lined up and lobbed their spears at each other. Shaka introduced close hand-to-hand combat using long bladed, short-shafted stabbing spears. His best warriors used the Isihlangu shield, which means "to brush aside" and was to be used on the offense as well as the defense. He had them hook their shields under their opponent's and wrench it aside, exposing the enemy's left flank to the Zulu warrior's spear. But perhaps his most significant (and to them revolutionary) tactic was the famed "Horns of the Buffalo" a fighting formation employed by Hannibal in the Battle of Cannae some 2,000 years before and 8,000 miles away. Matte finish 1/30th scale 54mm. W. Britain's Zulu War metal toy soldiers, figures and diorama supplies are the premiere matte finish choice for collectors and diorama builders. You'll find the historical Battle of Rourke's Drift well represented in individual foot figures from the British, Natal, and Zulu forces, artillery, personalities, dramatic multi-figure vignettes, and diorama accessories and supplies. Shop our extensive collection of W. Britain's Zulu War figures here. On January 22nd, 1879, a small British garrison of 139 soldiers faced an attack from a force of over 4,000 Zulu warriors at the mission station of Rorke's Drift in South Africa. Despite being outnumbered almost thirty to one, the British soldiers, led by Lieutenant John Chard and Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead, held off wave after wave of fierce Zulu attacks over the course of a grueling 12-hour battle. The bravery and tenacity of the British defenders ultimately prevailed, with the Zulu warriors eventually retreating. This epic battle has gone down in history as one of the most remarkable military engagements of all time, and serves as a testament to the courage and determination of the British soldiers who fought against overwhelming odds to defend their position at Rorke's Drift.
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