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The Great War in Africa, 1914-1918

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Synopsis:

"A lively, fast-moving narrative."--

Synopsis:

[Farwell] has conceived his history as an adventure story, which he tells with brilliant narrative skill.As [Farwell] so artfully reconstructs it, the African front comprised a series of conflicts full of schemes and maneuvers and heroics and disasters, as the Allies sought to conquer four German colonies in the region while contending as well with other problems caused by the inhospitable climate and geography and by the presence of winged pests. History buffs, especially military, will savor every episode on every page.

About the Author

During the Second World War, Byron Farwell (1921-1999) served as a captain of engineers attached to the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in the British Eighth Army area.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393305647
Author:
Farwell, Byron
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19890731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.49x5.27x1.01 in. .86 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Africa » General
History and Social Science » Military » World War I
History and Social Science » World History » General

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"Synopsis" by , [Farwell] has conceived his history as an adventure story, which he tells with brilliant narrative skill.As [Farwell] so artfully reconstructs it, the African front comprised a series of conflicts full of schemes and maneuvers and heroics and disasters, as the Allies sought to conquer four German colonies in the region while contending as well with other problems caused by the inhospitable climate and geography and by the presence of winged pests. History buffs, especially military, will savor every episode on every page.
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