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A History of the King's African Rifles and East African Forces

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Whatever one may think about the rights and wrongs of colonial rule, it is hard to deny that during the first half of the 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 ...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published June 13th 2011 by Pen & Sword Books (first published April 1st 2011)
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Jul 19, 2014 rated it it was ok
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This was a very interesting book on the history of the KAR, and I also think it is a valuable reference. I was especially intrigued by the chapters on the operations in Madagascar, Burma and Malaya, especially as I did not realize that the British conducted combat operations in Madagascar during WW II against the Vichy French. While the book was interesting and informative, it was basically an operational narrative of the different theaters in which the KAR served. It was hard to initially get ...more
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