Originally Posted by Trooper1854
The square was the ultimate defensive measure for defending against cavalry, it worked at Waterloo, and Brit, you only have to look at the Battle of Ulundi.
The British forces formed a square and the Zulu attack was unable to get close. So, yes, had they done the same at Isandlwana, it may have had a different outcome.
What is generally unknown or rarely mentioned in books, before a battle the ZULU would smoke weed, pot or whatever you want to call it, so that when they went into battle they were as high as kites.