1917 WW1 Map LINES OF ASSAULT East Africa RAILWAYS Native Troops Print (232)

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MAP GERMAN EAST AFRICA Central Railway Assault NATIVE SOLDIERS Great White Cause


A full page from a publication, from the dated stated and not a later reproduction

DATE: 1917

A full page showing a map (covering ¾ p.) titled Map Showing the Lines of Assault Developed Against the Central Railway. It covers German East Africa - N. Rhodesia (part) - British E. Africa (part ) - Uganda (part) - Victoria Nyanza Lake - etc. It also shows the main railway links and the positions of various forces eg: Olsens Forces - Northey's Forces - Hannyngton's Forces - German Commander Captured on 22 May - Crewe's Forces . Also shows the lines of Assault. There is a caption describing the lines of assault. There is also text below the caption mentioning various generals areas in the E. Africa campaign.

On the reverse of the page are five photographic images titled Coloured Soldiers upholding the Great White Cause: King's African Rifles in The Service of the Empire:

Company of 1st King's African Rifles on Parade in the region of Lake Nyasa, E. Africa.

Units of KAR drilling and learning to use modern weapons x2 photos.

Native troops erecting palisade fortifications in E. Africa x2.

There is incomplete text on the page.

Provenance: From the publication The Great War - Amalgamated Press. c1917. The Great War series was published between 1914 and c1919.

A full page print from a publication, as the date and provenance states, and not a modern reproduction. 315 x 225 mm (12.25 x 8.75 inches). It is printed on both sides. There is a some age yellowing with handling marks to the edges. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope. "Info.” in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text. Reference resource historical research material WW1.

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Product Code GW4 (232)
Weight 0.1kg