Lettow-Vorbeck's Soldiers by Walther Dobbertin

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Lettow-Vorbeck's Soldiers by Walther Dobbertin

Post by Peter H » 24 Oct 2005 09:12

A reprint now due out:

http://www.batterypress.com/aboutus/ind ... ethod=news
Dobbertin was a commerical photographer in German East Africa prior to WWI. When all of the German men were mobilized in August 1914 to defend the colony, Dobbertin became, in effect, the only combat photographer on the German side. He performed this function until his own capture in 1916.

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Post by Chris Dale » 25 Oct 2005 13:46

Thanks Peter,
Sounds great, I've already ordered my copy!

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