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MOBERLY (Brig.-Gen. F.J., CB, CSI, DSO) Official History of the War: Military Operations Togoland & the Cameroons 1914-1916. 1st Ed., xxv+469pp., 43 photos., 15 fldg. maps. HMSO. 1931  #58528
[HLMainPic] Suppression of the German colonies in West Africa. Togoland was a self-sufficient German colony but was largely undefended & swiftly despatched by the Gold Coast Regiment of the West African Frontier Force in the first campaign of the war, falling on 26/8/1914. Cameroons, in a much more substantial series of operations, was also taken care of by the (much expanded) WAFF, but did not surrender until Feb. 1916. Orig. red cloth, gilt, very rare orig. edition, little amrked, VG with several neat ink ownership inscrips., one noting "Read on board H.M.T. Monarch of Bermuda Liverpool-Freetown, Sierra Leone, 5th to 15th August 1940.". See illustration on our website.   £260

     


 

 



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