The Naval Conflict & Global Campaigns of the Opening Year of the First World War
Over the seas and far away—the world at war
In the late summer of 1914, the eyes of the world were fixed upon Europe as seemingly unstoppable German armies simultaneously marched eastwards an..
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 ..
Edmund Dane & Jefferson Jones
British Campaigns in Africa & the Far East During the First World War
British Campaigns in Africa and the Pacific: 1914—1918
by Edmund Dane
The Fall of Tsingtau (extract)
by Jefferson JonesThe African and Chinese battles of the First World War
Historian Edmund D..
Accounts of the Royal Navy in the ‘Sideshow’ Theatres of the First World War, 1914-18
The Royal Navy’s small vessels and armoured cars in the Great War
This book has been created by Leonaur’s editors by bringing together historical accounts from Conrad Cato’s two books, ‘The Navy in..
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..
No 1 Squadron of the Royal Naval Armoured Car Division During the First World War
Armoured cars in the African bush
The subject of this book will need little by way of explanation to recommend it to interested readers. First, it concerns the First World War in Africa as it was f..
Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck
The East Africa Campaign of the First World War by the Most Notable German Commander
The legendary German general of the bush war in Africa
For many the Great War means the Western Front, that gruelling, slogging stalemate of attrition that was the mud and blood of trench warfare. ..
W. D. Downes
On Campaign During the Great War 1916-1918
The happy warriors in the green hats
This is the story of the Nigerian Regiment—an imperial regiment led by British officers and manned principally by Hausa tribesmen who formed part of the force t..
Experiences in East Africa During the Great War with the 25th Royal Fusiliers—the Legion of Frontiersmen
Lean men, brown men, men from overseas,
Men from all the outer world; shy and ill at ease
There were Canadian Mounties, American cowboys, Arctic explorers, adventurers, rogues, big game hunters an..
Robert V. Dolbey
The Experiences of a British Army Doctor During the East African Campaign of the First World War
The East African Campaign through a British Army Doctor’s eyes
The author of this book—a practicing doctor in the British Army—had already served on the Western Front in the early months of the Gre..
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..