Classical form of Zulu shield. Attempts were made to keep the same colour of shield to all members of a regiment. At the same time shield colour also represented experience.White shield fr the veteran regiments, black for the junior regiments and red for those regiments in between. The size of the shield slowly got smaller throughout the life of the Zulu empire
Of all the Zulu leaders who commanded the Empire during this period, one man stands sack-and-shoulders above the rest when it comes to unrivaled badassitude – the infamous Shaka Zulu. The military mastermind behind the Zulu Empire, and one of the most hardcore tyrants who ever lived.