November 2020

The Colonial archive at Bristol University is now catalogued online. There is not much at all on World War 1 in Africa. Charles Alfred Bungey has some photos related to the war.

Counting the cost of war: The Great War’s impact in Africa edited by Karin Pallaver and Massimo Zaccaria (thanks to Mel Page for this link)

An insight into the image of von Lettow-Vorbeck by Kai He. (This was a high school project). If you are aware of any papers, articles, or books concerning the war in Africa which are not on the GWAA bibliography, or websites on the Links page, please let me know.

Some detailed discussion on Mount Labafu in north-west GEA.
Although some of the images have been removed from the forum, there are useful links to documents/sources on naval action on Lake Kivu.

This link to a German road/rail map in East Africa was submitted by Mark Dunbar – many thanks.

Documents on Ghana’s railway have been made available through the British Library Endangered Archive programme. There area few produced during the war years.

A monetary history of German East Africa – includes World War 1 complications.

BlackPoppyRose has a crowdfunding project on the go. Although Jamaica is the initial focus, it does include all African territories. Flyers are available for the various territories involved in WW1 – please get in touch if you would like one.

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