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Great War in Africa, 1914-1918

Byron Farwell

Great War in Africa, 1914-1918

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Published by Viking in [Harmondsworth] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Africa.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p.363-369.

    StatementByron Farwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD575
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20828041M
    ISBN 100670802441

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this details the war in africa in which a small army of germans lead the british french and belgian forces on a wild goose chase across africa(well ok east africa) this is one of the side shows of ww1 and really far more interesting than say the palestine and gallipoli campaigns.

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