East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War by C J Wilson
Look inside with Google Book Preview
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

By (author) See other recent books by C J Wilson
Format: Paperback / softback

Checking availability...



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

Book Description

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.

Buy East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War book by C J Wilson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


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

Other Editions...


You might also like...

Presidents and Their Generals by Matthew Moten Presidents and Their Generals by Matthew Moten

Since 1945, as the U.S. has engaged in near-constant "wars of choice" with limited congressional oversight, the executive and armed services have shared primary responsibility for often ill-defined objectives, strategies, and benefits. Matthew Moten shows the significance of negotiations between presidents and the generals allied with them.

War and Cultural Heritage by Marie Louise Stig Sorensen War and Cultural Heritage by Marie Louise Stig Sorensen

This book explores the relationship between cultural heritage and conflict, and its aftermath, through the use of new empirical evidence and critical theory.

Marines by Chester G. Hearn Marines by Chester G. Hearn

Packed full of dramatic action photographs, paintings, and detailed maps, Marines: An Illustrated History celebrates the dramatic 230-year history of the United States Marine Corps.

Fix Bayonets by John Norris Fix Bayonets by John Norris

Traces the remarkable 300+ years of this brutally efficient but simple weapon, challenging many myths and stereotypes. Draws heavily on first-hand accounts ranging from the 18th century through to the current conflict in Afghanistan.

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about East African Mounted Rifles - Experiences of the Campaign in the East African Bush During the First World War book by C J Wilson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by C J Wilson close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close