By Melvin E. Page (eds.)
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See William Boyd, An Ice-Cream War (New York, 1983). Melvin E. Page 25 53. Much more has been written about the East African Campaign than any other aspect of African involvement in the First World War. The most recent general accounts are Edwin P. Hoyt, Guerilla (New York, 1981), and Charles Miller, Battle for the Bundu (New York, 1974); both contain bibliographies of the basic works. The best German accounts are Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, My Reminiscences of East Africa (London, 1920), and Ludwig Deppe, Mit Lettow-Vorbeck durch Afrika (Berlin, ).
La Conquete du Togo land et du Cameroun', L 'Afrique Franraise, 1(1915) 6-10; W. F. Hutchison, 'The Togoland Campaign', Africa and Orient Review, 1, 3(1920) 8-12. Thomas R. Ungleich, 'The Defense of German South-West Africa During World War I', M. A. thesis, University of Miami, Florida, 1974, 224-5. 'La Conquete du Togoland et du Cameroun', 10-14; Edmund Bond, 'The Conquest of Cameroun', Contemporary Review, 109(1916) 620-7; and E. Gonzalez Fiol, 'La Actualidad Belica: Como se Conquisto el Cameron', Por Esos Mundos, 17(1916) 529-46.
Minutes by Colonial Office Clerk Henry Lambert on one such proposal, 9 October 1915, CO 551181, PRO. Interview 133, Alufeyo Banda, 8 September 1973. Unless otherwise indicated, oral interviews are those conducted for my own study of Malawi and the First World War (for details, see Page, 'Malawians in the Great War', 261-7). Interview, Kipsaina arap Tion'y, 21 February 1973, conducted by Lewis J. Greenstein; quoted in Greenstein, 'The Nandi Experience'. Quoted in Stimela Jason Jingoes, A Chief is a Chief by the People (London, 1975) p.
Africa and the First World War by Melvin E. Page (eds.)