A History of the King’s African Rifles and East African Forces :: Malcolm Page soon to be presented for sale on the gleaming BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Leo Cooper, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Glossary; Appendices (5);
From the cover: Whatever one may think about the rights and wrongs of colonial rule, it is hard to deny that during the first half of this century those African countries which then came under British administration enjoyed a period of stability which most now look back upon with a profound sense of loss. Paradoxical though it may seem, one of the bulwarks of that stability was each countrys indigenous army. Trained and officered by the British, these forces became …
Introduction by: Lord Alport
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. The contents complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xviii) 298 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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