Joe Qunitini Collection & Photo
General overview of the war from Wikipedia.
Promotes research and educational activities related to the war.
Sponsors a re-created Zulu village at Rorke's Drift.
Reviews and news of books and publications on the war.
Historical overview from War Times Index , which is an archive of information
devoted to the wars of Queen Victoria.
Fine Art prints depicting battles & personalities.
Site compiled by Zulu War expert Ian Knight. Information on the
Zulu Kingdom, King Shaka Zulu, a historic overview of the war, Zulu battlefield
tours, and articles on the films Zulu and Zulu Dawn.
Group documenting memorials and headstones of those who fought in the
Anglo-Zulu War. Includes geographical and regimental indexes and photos.
The Zulu War, 1879
Zulu War by Ian Knight & Ian Castle
Includes articles (some full-text online) about the Anglo-Zulu War. The
link will take you to the journal's index. One article includes excellent
analysis of historical inaccuracies in the film Zulu.
International scholarly group dedicated to study of the Victorian soldier and his era
from 1837 through WWI. Publlshes journal "Soldiers of the Queen."
Includes selected full-text articles online.
Campaigns & Battles:
Two month siege of British army by Zulu forces.
Battle between Zulus and British relief column attempting to end
siege of Eshowe.
Disastrous battle for the British. Border Horse unit was wiped out.
Zulu victory near British garrison at Luneberg.
Zulu victory over mixed British and native forces. Only 50 survivors.
Turning point of Zulu War. Massive defeat of Zulus attacking British camp.
Rorke's Drift (Wikipedia)
Rorke's Drift (British Battles.com)
The most famous of the Zulu War battles: the heroic defense of the British
garrison by 139 soldiers against thousands of Zulus. Basis for the movie Zulu.
Includes very useful forum discussion group.
Check out the Rorke's Drift diorama by Joe (the Lt.) of the Treefrog Treasures Forum.
Decisive victory of the British over the Zulus.
Zulu War, 1879
Rorke's Drift, 1879
Branches of Service:
British Infantryman in South Africa 1877-81
Site dedicated to a Victoria Cross winner at Rorke's Drift.
British Forces in Zululand
The South Wales Borderers
The Zulu War
British Infantry Equipments (1808-1908)
British Army on Campaign (3) (1856-1881)
Queen Victoria's Enemies (1) Southern Africa
Zulu War: Volunteers, Irregulars & Auxiliaries
Color photographs of replica of uniform worn during the Zulu War by a Colour Sgt.,
24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regt., 1879.
Equipment & Weapons:
British Fortifications in Zululand, 1879
Site devoted to the rifle used by British forces during the Zulu War.
A history of the rifle including its use in the Zulu War.
Good historical and technical overview of the weapon.
Museums & Historic Sites:
Provides tours of battlefields in the Kingdom of the Zulu.
An online gallery of war medals. Here is a direct
link to those from the
A virtual museum of Victorian era British military photographs. Includes
the wars fought in South Africa.
Museums of 24th Foot that fought at Rorke's Drift.
Re-enactment society that includes the Naval Brigade of the Zulu War.
Sells reproduction badges, belts, insignias and helmets of the 24th of Foot,
the regiment that fought at Rorke's Drift.
British based re-enactment group covering Crimean, Zulu, and Boer Wars.
Includes animated 1879 drill manual.
Recreates 24th Foot of South Wales Borderers at Rorke's Drift.
Recreates the Victorian soldier of the 1870s. The unit fought at Myer's Drift,
Zululand in 1879.
This company sells reproduction helmets and uniform accessories of British Colonial
wars including the Zulu conflict of 1879.
Produces uniforms and equipment for Victorian Era re-enactment groups including
the Anglo-Zulu War.
Their re-enactments include one of the cavalry units that particpated in the Anglo-Zulu War.
Based in New Zealand.
Living history group for Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift. Members
include descendants of soldiers who fought in the war. Articles & photos.
Wargames & Toy Soldiers: Miniature Armies:
Rules for recreating the battle with miniature wargame figures.
Historical simulations for teachers and students. Check out the
home page for other wars and battles. Includes paper soldiers to
print and cut out.
Includes materials useful for gaming Rorke's Drift.
Here you will find photographs of the Anglo-Zulu War toy soldier
collection of Joe Quintini, known as "The Lt.", as part of the photo gallery
of Treefrog Treasures.
French wargaming site on Anglo-Zulu War.
Includes galleries of painted wargame figures from Zulu War.
Metal figures for use in wargames. Includes Anglo-Zulu War figures.
New Zealand wargaming site. Includes Isandlwana.
Anglo-Zulu War at Treefrog Treasures