The all but forgotten contribution of African soldiers to the Allied victory in World War II - Rhodesian African Rifles
Along with KAR, (+RAR), British West African forces played major roles in the East African Campaign. In fact, it was the motorised Nigerian brigade of 11th African Division from the RWAFF that captured and occupied Mogadishu, the then capital of Italian Somaliland. Mussolini’s Italian forces had no defence, as they had previously been dealt heavy...
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