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CONTENTS
Foreword by General Sir Lashmer Whistler, G.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., D.L..
and Addendum to Foreword by Major-General J . Y. Whitfield, C.B.,
D .S.O., O.B.E.
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AUTHOR'S FOREWORD
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PART I
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ORIGINS OF THE WEST AFRICAN FRONTIER FORCE .
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Historical Background-Topography, Physical and Other Features–
Distribution of Races, Characteristics and History-Competition
with Foreign Powers-Early Tribal Campaigns to 1900.
2 THE FORMATION OF THE W.A.F.F.
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The Early Years 1897- 1901- Consolidation, 1902-5-Ashanti Cam–
paign, 1900-Tribal Campaigns and Minor Operations, 1900-5.
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YEARS OF PROGRESS
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Further Consolidation, 1906--1 4-Tribal Campaigns, 1906--14-
Tactics in West African Savage Warfare.
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TOGOLAND AND THE CAMEROONS CAMPAIGNS : 1914-16
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Togoland, 5th-26th August 1914-Cameroons, 1914-16.
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THE EAST AFRICAN CAMPAIGN: 1915-18
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THE YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENT: 1914-19 .
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Arrangements for Internal Security and Reinforcements-Egba
Rising, 1918-Post-War Considerations and Afterthoughts-The
Story of the Mounted Infantry-Some Account of the W.A.F.F.
Artillery. 1898-1916.
APPENDICES
I Titles of W.A.F.F. and Battle Honours
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List of Inspector-Generals and Colonels .
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Terms of Selborne Committee .
IV List of Uniform: Officers and Other Ranks, 1903
V Recipients of the Victoria Cross
VI Description of Medals issued to W.A.F.F.
VII Honours: East African Campaign
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Casualties East African Campaign
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Honours (Officers only) : Cameroons and Togoland Campaigns
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Order of Battle: Cameroons
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DispositionS of W.A.F .F., 1919
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Bibliography .
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Glossary Part I
PART II
AUTHOR'S PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
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