Online Collection

The Online Collection of the National Army Museum showcases a growing selection of our objects for you to explore and discover.

Reproductions of many images on the Online Collection are available from our Picture Library or our Print Shop.

« New search

« Prev - 1 of 1 results - Next »

The Kings African Rifles on the march, 1916.

Photograph, World War One, East Africa (1914-1918), 1916.

During the First World War German forces in East Africa commanded by Colonel Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck conducted successful raids against the neighbouring Allied territories. This forced the Allies to mount a large-scale campaign in this region. The King's African Rifles played a major part and by 1918 had expanded from three to 22 battalions and had established a formidable reputation for bush fighting.

One of 16 photographs associated with King's African Rifles.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1965-06-73-14


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

Browse related themes