W. S. Rayner & W. W. O’Shaughnessy A Comprehensive First-hand Account and History by Two South African Correspondents
The war for colonial Africa
This very substantial book, written by the two South African official correspondents on the campaign, narrates the expedition in 1914-15 which led to the conquest of Ger..
C. P. Fendall The First World War in Colonial Africa War in the East African bush
The First World War was inevitably a global conflict because the rush by the principal powers of Europe to establish trading bases and colonies, principally during the ..
Moore Ritchie & J. P. Kay Robinson With Botha in the Field: Recollections of Botha’s Bodyguard Troop by Moore Ritchie & With Botha’s Army in the Imperial Light Horse by J. P. Kay Robinson Imperial horse soldiers at war
When the First World War broke out in the summer of 1914, the eyes of the world turned towards the great events which were unfolding in Europe as the Imperial German ..
H. F. B. Walker & Arnold Wienholt Personal Experiences of Two Soldiers in the East African & South West African Campaigns of the First World War A Doctor’s Diary in Damaraland
by H. F. B. Walker
The Story of a Lion Hunt With Some of the Hunter’s Military Adventures During the War
by Arnold WienholtTwo brilliant first hand accounts from th..
F. James Experiences of an Indian Army Cavalry Officer in Persia & Russia During the Great War Indian Army lances in the high passes
The author of this book, an officer in an Indian Army cavalry regiment, went to war in Europe at the outbreak of hostilities. Soon he found himself returning t..
by C.J. Wilson Experiences of the campaign in the East African bush during the First World War Colonial settlers, askaris and Masai scouts. Ambush and battle among wild animals as dangerous as the enemy itself. Colonial neighbours in British & German East Africa fought their war far from th..