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South Africa:How the First World War Rewarded Whites - But Not Black Compatriots



[The Conversation Africa] The outbreak of the First World War, coming little more than a decade after the Anglo-Boer war ended, presented white South Africans with a conundrum. Should they join Britain and her allies, despite having recently fought so fiercely against the colonial power, or should they back Germany and the Central Powers, who had given at least moral support to the Afrikaners?...

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Published By: Allafrica - Tuesday, 6 November