14 min

South Africa in World War 1 - The African Front The History of Current Events

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With the declaration of war on Germany by Great Britain, South Africa answered the call. The South African government was eager to expand it's borders and German South-West Africa was a neighboring province. In this neighboring province was a large number of Boers. All of the ethnic groups of South Africa fervently joined in support of their country. The blacks, Indians, Colourds and British. However a large portion of Boers saw Germany as the true ally and rose in rebellion.

This episode covers
The Maritz Rebellion
The Invasion of German South-West Africa
The Invasion of German East Africa
The Somme 
The Treaty of Versailles 
The conclusion of The Great War
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/abriefhistory?fan_landing=true)

With the declaration of war on Germany by Great Britain, South Africa answered the call. The South African government was eager to expand it's borders and German South-West Africa was a neighboring province. In this neighboring province was a large number of Boers. All of the ethnic groups of South Africa fervently joined in support of their country. The blacks, Indians, Colourds and British. However a large portion of Boers saw Germany as the true ally and rose in rebellion.

This episode covers
The Maritz Rebellion
The Invasion of German South-West Africa
The Invasion of German East Africa
The Somme 
The Treaty of Versailles 
The conclusion of The Great War
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/abriefhistory?fan_landing=true)

14 min

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