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File:British Expeditionary Force in Freetown, 1919.jpg


Photograph published on Page 378 of 'The War of the Nations : portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings : compiled from the Mid-week pictorial, (New York), December 31, 1919. Original caption: "BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE PREPARING TO EMBARK AT FREETOWN TO ATTACK THE GERMAN CAMEROONS, THE MAIN OBJECT OF THE ATTACK BEING THE PORT OF DUALA. AUXILIARY NATIVE TROOPS WERE FREELY USED IN AFRICAN WARFARE."

Comments : The gun is a QF 2.95 inch Mountain Gun of the Sierra Leone Battery, manned by African gunners.

Date 1919-12-31 (publication date; photo circa 1914-1916.)
Source Library of Congress, Serials and Government Publications Division
Author New York Times, Co.


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