World War I in Africa – Locally recruited troops under German command in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania (then part of German East Africa), circa 1914.
World War I in Africa – Togolese men are recruited into the army in German-controlled Togoland, circa 1914.
World War I in Africa – Senegalese soldiers at a Sudanese camp during World War One, circa 1914-1918.
World War I in Africa – German colonial troops in Africa under commander Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, possibly during World War I, circa 1916.
World War I in Africa – Allied troops in pursuit of von Lettow-Vorbeck in November 1918 when he was down to his last 1,300 men in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) in his attack on the Allied support lines.
World War I in Africa – Dr. Heinrich Albert Schnee (left) with von Lettow-Vorbeck in Berlin 1919. The pair were responsible for the political and military administration of German East Africa (modern Tanzania, Burundi und Rwanda) until the colony was lost after World War I.