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Outposts of Empire
Outposts of Empire

Outposts of Empire 1915


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Outposts of Empire 1915

1 mins United Kingdom

Scenes from the East Africa Campaign of WWI: British soldiers prepare for an assault against German colonial forces. As they try to coax and cajole their pack animals on to a military supply train, the mules prove as stubborn as, well, mules! The beasts dig in their hooves as the men heave on their bridles and an officer's whip crackles against their haunches.


War Non-Fiction


World War I Black soldiers Colonial troops British East Africa


1915 on Film Cinema of WWI




United Kingdom



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