East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War by C J Wilson
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East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War
By C J Wilson

The East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War

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East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War by C J Wilson

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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 the Western front across country familiar today as the great game reserves. The East African Mounted Rifles were six squadrons amalgamated from hastily formed volunteer units such as Bowkers Horse and the Legion of Frontiersmen. Encounters with enraged lions, horses camouflaged as zebras, a brief period as marines all form part of this most unusual account of a most unusual campaign.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846770425
ISBN-10: 1846770424
Classification: Military history
Format: Paperback / softback (216mm x 140mm x 9mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Leonaur Ltd
Publisher: Leonaur Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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