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    Quote Originally Posted by TROUFION View Post
    My Reminisence of East Africa, by Lettow Vorbeck. Available on Amazon for @$30.
    Freebie version on digits.
    https://archive.org/details/myreminiscenceso00lettuoft
    A scrimmage in a Border Station
    A canter down some dark defile
    Two thousand pounds of education
    Drops to a ten-rupee jezail


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    For those of you unfamiliar with the tale of the SMS Konigsberg, the Wiki page is actually a decent summation of how to extract enough salvage out of a defeat to keep your forces fighting for another day (or a few years, in von Lettow's case).

    See also GERMAN GUNS OF WORLD WAR I IN SOUTH AFRICA http://samilitaryhistory.org/vol032dh.html
    Last edited by davidbfpo; 03-12-2018 at 03:57 PM. Reason: 10,042v
    A scrimmage in a Border Station
    A canter down some dark defile
    Two thousand pounds of education
    Drops to a ten-rupee jezail


    http://i.imgur.com/IPT1uLH.jpg

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