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Portuguese soldiers in Africa during World War I wearing the newly

Portuguese soldiers in Africa during World War I wearing the newly


Initial Portugal was neutral but after conflict in Africa, Portugal in retaliation seized German ships at anchor in Lisbon and Germany declared war ...

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Portuguese soldiers in Africa during World War I wearing the newly introduced khaki 1900 pattern uniform

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A new nation joined the Western Front in 1917 as Portuguese soldiers made their.

The jungle camouflage that eventually replaced khaki in Portuguese Africa

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French soldiers stand in a relaxed group wearing medals. The medals appear to be the Military Medal, established on 25th March, 1916, for acts of bravery.

Portuguese Army soldiers progressing in an Angolan jungle trail, attentive to possible ambushes, in the early 1960s.

A Portuguese Marine occupying the streets of Angola in

Colonial Artillery c 1900

The Famous 369th Arrive in New York City ca. 1919. Members of the 369th [ African American] Infantry, formerly 15th New York Regulars. #

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Three Portuguese soldiers looking through the sights of their rifles in a trench in 1918 (

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Training of FNLA soldiers in Zaire

Fig. 10: Officers of the Naval Fusiliers Battalion in Angola, c. 1914

This encounter proved indecisive, and while Castro withdrew his soldiers the CIA employed Congolese “assets” to kill Lumumba.

Boer troops lining up in battle against the British during the South African War (1899

15: Portuguese Infantry officers (the left one wearing an Army Staff armband

Portuguese soldiers in the First World War 1914-1918

Cubans,Angolans and SWAPO soldiers in south Angola

FLEC soldier with Portuguese mercenary Guarding the Road from Cubans MPLA and FLNC(Front for Congolese national liberation)FLNC soldiers


US Army Private wearing black beret with Distinctive Unit Insignia on the US Army beret flash

They are probably black South Africans who had contracted to work in the South African Native Labour Contingent (SANLC).

A female soldier of the Portuguese Armed Forces in position, with her Hecker and Koch G3 Rifle, during a field exercise

Portuguese infantry during NATO maneuvers in the Santa Margarida Military Camp.

King Manuel II, the last Monarch of Portugal, visiting an Army unit, near the end of the Monarchy.

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The campaign in German East Africa, 1914-1918

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Since 1916, the British Army, Royal Air Force, and Royal Marines have allowed moustaches and side whiskers. Beards are not covered under this acceptance, ...

Portuguese Shirt 1970s Vertical Lizard Camouflage

Panorama: the Luso-Afro beats, when Portugal meets Africa

German-led Askaris (native troops) man a machine gun position in East Africa

During downtime, soldiers from Britain, France and the USA, plus some members of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) watch French children playing in ...

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The Portuguese Military Cemetery at Richebourg in Northern France (Photo: Centenary News)

Above: former Portuguese troops, still wearing their uniforms, who joined the FNLA, an Angolan faction opposed to the MPLA. The vehicle is a Panhard AML-90 ...

This was the deadliest single incident involving Cuban military personnel in Africa up to the time.

South African Native Labour Corps troops around a brazier in Dannes, France

Cuban soldiers and a Soviet Officer in Jamba Angola

Portuguese dictator Antonio De Oliveira Salazar (1889 - 1970) reviews troops about to embark for the African colonies of the Portuguese Republic, ...

Nord Noratlas, Dornier Do-27, T-6 Texan, SA 326 Alouette, PV-2 Harpoon and Fiat G91 of the Portuguese Air Force during the colonial wars.

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Rhodesian soldiers on patrol

Above: Cubans posing for a photo with an abandoned South African Olifant Mk1A tank near the Tumpo River, Cuito Cuanavale, early 1988.

Portuguese military

Western front, a group of captured Allied soldiers representing 8 nationalities: Anamite (Vietnamese

Recruits line up at a New York army camp shortly after President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany, in April of 1917. #

The UN mission at work in one of Africa's most dangerous

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Fig.1: A group of Portuguese officers, c. 1912, wearing the

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Louis wearing his US Army uniform in London in 1944

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German troops in Finland during the Finnish Civil War, part of a series of conflicts spurred on by World War I. Red troops, both men and women, ...

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Cuban soldiers and a Soviet Officer in Jamba Angola

British soldiers play football while wearing gas masks, France, 1916. # Bibliotheque nationale

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Map of Africa just before World War I (larger image (456 kB))

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British soldier poses in mouth of a captured 38 caliber gun during World War I. #

Poppy Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka

South African Forces on the Western Front

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A French officer has tea with English military personnel during World War I. #

Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (W.A.A.C.) members play field hockey with soldiers in France, during World War I, drying greens and convalescent home buildings ...

Rebel UNITA troops walk through a field twenty miles from the front line at Munhango, Angola April 29, 1986. Reuters/Wendy Schwegmann

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Cubans and Angolans before a battle with South African border troops in Namibia

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