No Insignificant Part

No Insignificant Part

The Rhodesia Native Regiment and the East Africa Campaign of the First World War

eBook - 2006
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No Insignificant Part: The Rhodesia Native Regiment and the East Africa Campaign of the First World War is the first history of the only primarily African military unit from Zimbabwe to fight in the First World War. Recruited from the migrant labour network, most African soldiers in the RNR were originally miners or farm workers from what are now Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, and Malawi. Like others across the world, they joined the army for a variety of reason, chief among them a desire to escape low pay and horrible working conditions. The RNR participated in some of the key engagements o.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Ă2006
ISBN: 9781554581344
1554581346
9780889204980
0889204985
9781423785590
1423785592
0889204985
9780889204980
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xii, 188 pages) : illustrations

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