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World War II in colonial Africa the death knell of colonialism by Richard E. Osborne

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Published by Riebel-Roque Pub., Distributed by Seven Hills Book Distributors in Indianapolis, Ind, Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa.,
  • Colonies -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Africa -- Colonization -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Africa -- History -- 1884-1960.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesWorld War 2 in colonial Africa :, World War Two in colonial Africa :
Statementby Richard E. Osborne.
LC ClassificationsD766.8 .O82 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 405 p. :
Number of Pages405
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6797453M
ISBN 100962832456
LC Control Number00091681

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