Legacy

Call for Papers – Conference on The Aftermath of the First World War in southern Africa: Repercussions and Transformations (In honour of Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013): University of South Africa (Unisa), Pretoria, 12 – 13 November 2018

Independence
On the one hand, the First World War was the final step of the Scramble for Africa. On the other, the seeds which led to independence less than forty years later were sown.

African Leaders and World War 1
Nationalism and Freedom fighters

Remembrance
The two-minute silence
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
War Dead and Memorials/Cemeteries
Archive
Belgium War Dead Project
War Dead

Memorials
Entangled Colonial Legacies – a German overview
Photos and Memorials

Contains the number of casualties in the East Africa Campaign:
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