October 2019

Registration for the Great War Africa conference on 23 November 2019 at the Indian YMCA, London is now open.
Information if you want to present or contribute a paper and/or attend. Paper proposals must be in by Monday 21 October.

Remembering Square Hill by Janet Szabo.

Women and children from Luderitzbucht interned in South Africa; transcribed list

For German readers there’s an account of being a prisoner of war in South Africa and England by Georg Wilhelm Wagener

Legion of Frontiersmen’s Arthur Lloyd and the East Africa Reunion dinners

Some BBC articles on the end of the war in Africa and the Versailles Treaty.

History Today article on GEA and the end of the war.

Timothy Wright’s History of the Northern Rhodesia Police is now online.

Portuguese involvement is covered in:
The myths of Portuguese belligerency by Antonio Jose Telo
Portugal in the Great War of 1914-1918 and the war in Africa by Nuno Lemos Pires
Mozambique and the Great War by Fernando Rita
Other articles in Portuguese can be found here
Thanks to Richard Jewell for the link.

And for something a little different, there’s a new publication by Melvin Page: Distinguished Conduct – An African life in Colonial Malawi. Part 2 concerns the Great War in Africa.

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