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The First World War in Africa

Author: Hew Strachan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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To Arms is Hew Strachan's most complete and definitive study of the opening of the First World War. Now, key sections from this magisterial work are published as individual paperbacks, each complete in itself, and with a new introduction by the author. The First World War was not just fought in the trenches of the western front. It embraced all of Africa. Many of those who fought this white man's war were black. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strachan, Hew.
First World War in Africa.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2004019748
(OCoLC)56367209
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hew Strachan
ISBN: 9780191531439 019153143X 9780199257287 0199257280
OCLC Number: 316326833
Notes: Originally published in v. 1 of The First World War. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages).
Contents: LIST OF MAPS; 1. Introduction; 2. Togoland; 3. The Cameroons; 4. South-West Africa; 5. East Africa 1914-1915; 6. East Africa 1916-1918; FURTHER READING; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Responsibility: Hew Strachan.

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