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German Askaris Being Read a Newspaper

German East Africa, November In German East Africa (modern day Burundi, Rwanda and Tanganyika) Askari fighters under the command of German General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck gather to read a local newspaper.

MINISTRY INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION (Q 15527)   German East African Campaign. Guard of Arab rifles at prisoners of war camp, Dar-es-Salaam.

Q German East African Campaign. Guard of Arab rifles at prisoners of war camp Dar-es-Salaam.

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The Askari colonial troops in German East Africa, circa 1906

A Cameroon unit on parade in German South-West Africa

scrapironflotilla: “Cameroon-Company in German Southwest Africa during Word War I.

THE CAMPAIGN IN GERMAN EAST AFRICA DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR. Stretcher bearers of the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Longido, September 1915. At this time, the KAR was still a relatively small force. The British were yet to follow the German example in appreciating that locally recruited Africans would prove to be the most reliable soldiers in this theatre of battle.

Q Stretcher bearers of the Battalion King's African Rifles Longido September At this time the KAR was still a relatively small force

This black soldier in the German Imperial Army is most likely Josef Mambo, born in German East Africa in 1885, moved to Germany in 1897 and twice wounded in East Prussia and Verdun.

This black soldier in the German Imperial Army is most likely Josef Mambo, born in German East Africa, moved to Germany in 1897 and twice wounded in East Prussia and Verdun, ca.

German Colonial Uniforms - Schutztruppe Askaris in German East Africa 1914-18

German Empire, African colonial troops, the Schutztruppe. Better known as the Askari.

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