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King"s African Rifles a study in the military history of East and Central Africa, 1890-1945 by Hubert Moyse-Bartlett

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Published by Gale & Polden in Aldershot, [England] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- King"s African Rifles,
  • Africa, East -- History, Military,
  • Africa, Central -- History, Military

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 727 p., [26] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages727
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14610318M

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The Central Africa Regiment, Uganda Rifles, and East Africa Rifles of the 's became the King's African Rifles which fought in German East Africa in World War I. Many small expeditions are covered, especially against the Mad Mullah in Somaliland. World War II saw outstanding services rendered in Abyssinia, Madagascar, and Burma. King's African Rifles. likes 1 talking about this. Commemorating Nyasaland men in uniform who fought in the World warsFollowers:   Paradoxical though it may seem, one of the bulwarks of that stability was each countrys indigenous army. Trained and officered by the British, these force became a source of both pride and cohesion in their own country, none more so than the Kings African Rifles. founded in and probably the best known of the East African : Malcolm Page.   Paradoxical though it may seem, one of the bulwarks of that stability was each country’s indigenous army. Trained and officered by the British, these force became a source of both pride and cohesion in their own country, none more so than the King’s African Rifles. founded in and probably the best known of the East African : Malcolm Page.