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Catalog Number 1983.166.12
Object Name Print, Photographic
Accession number 1983.166
Description Black and white photograph of British West African black troops with machine gun.

Caption on back of image: "Learning Civilization's Game. West African native troops of the Gold Coast, who are fighting in the German East African campaign side by side with the native East African troops. These troops can be compared with any of the native troops of the British Empire and they have excelled in G.E.A., in coolness and in their marked ability as machine gunners."
Date n.d.
Subjects World War I
Africans
Machine guns
Colonies
Print size 15.8 x 22.5 cm