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The Great War in Africa, 1914-1918

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages382
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Open LibraryOL7452780M
ISBN 100393305643
ISBN 109780393305647


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The Great War in Africa: Paperback – Unabridged, July 17, by Byron Farwell (Author)Reviews: This book, by the great historian of the British military experience, Byron Farwell, takes us to the colonial empires in Africa where a different kind of war was fought.

Germany had four colonies in Africa, the largest being German East Africa which was bordered on all sides by colonies of /5. Byron Farwell has written a detailed, entertaining account of the events of the Great War in Africa.

It is part military history and part adventure story. There were essentially four (largely) independent campaigns fought against the Germans in Africa: Togoland, the Cameroons, German Southwest Africa. An Excellent History of a Little-Known Conflict Byron Farwell's The Great War in Africa is a marvelous history of that part of World War One (at the time know as The Great War) that took place across the continent of Africa.

Numerous European powers had extensively colonized much of Africa, including the Kaiser's Germany/5(4). The Great War in Africa, - Byron Farwell - Google Books The authors present the state of the art in the rapidly growing field of visualization as related to problems in urban and regional 4/5(6).

The Great War in Africa was prosecuted in three fronts: a brisk (and 1914-1918 book uncontested) conquest by the Allies of German West Africa; followed by a quick invasion by South Africa of German Namibia; lastly the epic Anglo-German struggle across Tanganyika (modern Tanzania).5/5(5).

The Great War in Africa: by Byron Farwell Write The First Customer Review. “African Kaiser: General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in Africa, ”, as the self-descriptive title implies, tells the story of the conflict in German East Africa (GEA) between Germany and Britain (along with their indigenous allies) as it played out during World War I/5.

Title on spine: The Great War in Africa. EMBED (for write-mypaperforme.com hosted blogs and write-mypaperforme.com item tags). The Great War in Africa: Paperback – 17 Jul by Byron Farwell (Author)Reviews: 2. The Great War in Africa, Farwell, Byron Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: W W Norton & Co Inc, pp, foreword, 33 b&w photos, 4 maps, epilogue, bibliography, index, ** A true account of the German East African Campaign, where a mixed force of German and mostly native troops, never numbering more than 11, kept upwards of.

Get this from a library. The Great War in Africa, [Byron Farwell]. Unlike Africa's great, raging WW II battles with Montgomery's desert rats fighting Rommel's panzer divisions, the Great War's four African campaigns against the Germans were more fragmented and exotic, with the British (Australians, mostly), French and Belgians trying to capture the four German protectorates: Togoland, the Cameroons, German.

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Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck (20 March – 9 March ), nicknamed affectionately as the Lion of Africa (German: Löwe von Afrika), was a general in the German Army and the commander of its forces in the German East Africa campaign. For four years, with a force that never exceeded about 14, The Great War in Africa by Byron Farwell (Paperback, ) Delivery US shipping is usually within 10 to 14 working days.

See details See all 7 brand new listings. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the continent of Africa was a hotbed of international trade, colonialism, and political gamesmanship.

So when World War I broke out, the European powers were forced to contend with one another not just in the bloody trenches, but in the treacherous jungle.

CWGC has been digitising some of their collection – including material on Africa. For members on Facebook, there is a page on The Great War in Africa – this is not related to the Great War in Africa Association.

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This is a truly magnificent book that covers a rather "obscure" (for those of you who are not colonial/WWI wargamers) and colourful period in history. The war in Africa during the First World War was a forgotten one; yet, as it remained mainly a sideshow, it proved to be a collosal write-mypaperforme.coms: The Great War in Africa: by Byron Farwell starting at $ The Great War in Africa: has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read African Kaiser: General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in Africa, about the great war in africa, The Great War in Africa, Mostly the story of Britain’s wars in Germany’s colonies of Togo, Cameroon, German South West Africa.

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The Great War in Africa, Byron Farwell The African front comprised a series of conflicts, schemes, maneuvers, heroics, disasters, inhospitable climate and geography, and insects--as the Allies sought to conquer four German colonies.

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Bya third of Americans had been born in .Aug 08,  · As the world commemorates the Centenary of the Great War, the African side of this story remains a footnote, despite huge losses of human lives.