Zulu War, 1879 Zulu warriors with their assegai spears. assagai is a pole weapon used for throwing or hurling, usually a light spear or javelin made of wood and pointed with iron. The Zulu war was lead by Shaka Zulu.
King Cetshwayo, nephew to Shaka was the last of the great Zulu kings until The Zulu's defeat at the hands of the British in Reinstated as ruler over part of his former nation, King Cetshwayo was soon driven away and died in exile in
Generaal Pieter Stephanus Steenekamp. Beskou as een van die dapperste kommandante deur genl. De la Rey. Na 'n skermutseling te Kliprivier, naby Roodepoort, word hy die tweede keer gewond (29ste Mei 1900). Hier speel hy dood tot dit nag word en loop dan te voet terug na Roodepoort. By Julie was hy weer vegtend in sy pos.