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However, if you look hard and have a few contacts helping to search old buildings, barns and flea markets year round, a few items can still be found! However, this total does not include longer term casualties from radiation exposure. The length of campaigns tended to be short, as the length of time that Barons and their retainers could spend away from their fiefs was limited. They made an estimate of civilian losses in Africa of 750,000 [34] The following estimates of civilian deaths in East Africa during World War I were made by a Russian historian in a 2004 handbook of human losses in the 20th century: Kenya 30,000; Tanzania 100,000; Mozambique 50,000; Rwanda 15,000; Burundi 20,000 and the Belgian Congo 150,000. [90] The military casualties of the UK, France, Germany, Belgium and Portugal include Africans who served with their armed forces, the details are noted above in the list of the various colonies.

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Publisher: Routledge; annotated edition edition (May 31, 2002)

ISBN: 0714652113

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