Lecture at South African Military History Society Cape Town Branch on 14th July 2015 at 20:00hrs
Updated: May 12, 2018
From: SAMHS Newsletter 432 - June 2015
TUESDAY, 14 July 2015: GUERRILLAS OF TSAVO: WW1 IN BRITISH EAST AFRICA, AUGUST 1914 – MARCH 1916 by Mr James Willson
Our speaker is a man of many talents: Battlefield guide, historian, and author, as well as a retired hotelier with wide experience in the Kenyan hospitality and tourism industry. Mr Willson will be on visit to South Africa and has graciously offered to share with the Cape Town Branch of the South African Military History Society his research and experiences on the WWI campaign in British East Africa. He has over the course of thirty years in some detail researched the East African Campaign within the time-frame of events/operations between 1914 and 1916.