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The Empire Strikes Back: The Battles of Trekkopjes and Gibeon 1915 - James White
For most of the campaign in South West Africa the German Schutztruppe spent their time retreating but on two notable occasions they took to the offensive. With modern day battlefield photographs this is the tale of the two battles one of which saw Rolls-Royce armoured cars going into action. IMAGE: Four camel-mounted soldiers of the German “Schutz…
In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War from Sarajevo to Versailles VOL I by Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy
It is an ambitious author and photographer who states that the aim of his book is to ‘help prevent the Third World War’, but from someone who is now Hungary’s Ambassador to France, I applaud his ambition that if we ‘understand the reasons and the consequences of the First World War’, we can understand the reasons and consequences of all war, let al…
'The War in West Africa' a talk by Christopher Mellor-Hill
This talk is the second of two talks given by Christopher Mellor-Hill of Noonans auctioneers looking at the War in Africa. This will consider the war in West Africa including the actions in South-West Africa by the South African forces. Christopher is head of Client Liaison at Noonans - the specialist Medal & Coin Auctioneers. His enthusiasm f…