The campaign in West Africa during the Great War is overshadowed by the more famous fight agains the elusive German genius of guerilla warfare, Gen. von Lettow-Vorbeck in East Africa. This account by the British Commander in West Africa, redresses the balance. Gorges describes the Anglo-French invasion and occupation of Togoland, Germany’s west African colony, and the more difficult and protracted operations against the German Cameroons – on land, as well as at sea. It took the Allies until January 1916 to eliminate German resistance and chase the remaining German forces into neutral territory. Profusely illustrated with maps, 191 photographs , and four appendices listing officers serving, orders of battle etc.
Brigadier-General E. Howard. Gorges, Commandant West African Regt.1914-16.
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2004 N&M Press reprint (oforiginal pub ). SB 284pp with 15 maps and numerous contemporary photos.
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