Reservoirs of Men: A History of the Black Troops of French West Africa

TitleReservoirs of Men: A History of the Black Troops of French West Africa
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1934
AuthorsDavis, Shelby Cullom
Number of Pages205
PublisherLibrairie Kundig
CityGeneva
Abstract

This classic dissertation by Shelby Cullom Davis, an American businessman and philanthropist who served as the American ambassador to Switzerland, focused on military personnel in French West Africa, also known as the tirailleurs sénégalais, and initiated historical debates on West African servicemen. [modified from Sarah Zimmerman]

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