By Paul Garson

via either global Wars, younger African conscripts from Senegal, Algeria, Morocco, the Congo and in other places stumbled on themselves combating for his or her colonial rulers, dealing with unknown enemies in unknown lands. German squaddies seemed their African enemies with a mix of interest and malice, occasionally posing for snapshots with black POWs, occasionally summarily executing them at the battlefield. Mistreated through their very own commanders in the course of wartime, African troops needed to struggle for equivalent postwar compensation.
This ebook, that includes a set of by no means prior to released pictures taken via German squaddies, documents the destiny of many French Colonial African infantrymen in the course of global warfare I and international warfare II. the writer provides the photographs within the ancient context of imperialism and colonialism.

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