African Soldiers in the First World War

From: chairmanohtv
This is an excerpt from an episode titled "Global War" from the ten-part documentary titled "The First World War". This excerpt is intended to highlight the conditions in which Africans were "drafted" into armies to fight for Britain and its allies in a war that was foreign to Africans. The documentary is largely based on the writings of military historian Hew Strachan.
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