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

UK funded Centenary Projects on Africa
The two-minute silence
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
War Dead and Memorials/Cemeteries
Belgium War Dead Project
War Dead

Entangled Colonial Legacies – a German overview
Campaign displays around the world
Photos and Memorials

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Contains the number of casualties in the East Africa Campaign: