"COLORED MEN - The Frst Americans Who Planted our Flag on the Firing Line!" WWI poster of African-American soldiers in bayonet combat with German soldiers, as Lincoln says, "Liberty and freedom shall not perish!" 350,000 served in segregated units, and several units saw action with the French, and 171 won the Legion of Honor. By the end of 1917, over 600 men became captains and lieutenants.
WWI, 1918. A surrender "scarecrow' dressed in German trench coat, helmet, and gas mask holding a white flag, The photograph was taken in Virton, Belgium on December 2, 1918 almost a month after the war ended.
On 12 May 1883, the German flag was raised on the coast of South-West Africa, modern Namibia, the beginnings of Germany's African Empire. As colonial forces moved in, their ruthless punitive raids became an open war of extermination. The Kaiser’s Holocaust is an engaging and important book. In their clear and seamlessly researched account of the Herero and Nama genocides, the authors reveal Namibia’s dark colonial history.
NEW 3X5 Germany WWI Iron Cross JACK FLAG German Banner by WILDFLAGS. $0.23. Includes 2 Brass grommets for hanging!. Lightweight and great for hanging inside and out doors. Double sewn edges for durability. Brand new 3' x 5' (36" x 60") Polyester German Jack flag. By decree of Wilhelm I (as head of state) on 4 July 1867, the Kriegsflagge (war ensign) of the North German League and the Kriegsgösch (jack) were established. By the Cabinet Order of 10 September 1867, ef...