105: The Action of a Lunatic

An askari from German East Africa, holding aloft the colonial flag.

Germany’s largest colonial holding in Africa was German East Africa (modern Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi). When the Great War began, the first British attempts to take control of the territory failed.






Opening War Theme

Lacrymosa from Requiem in D Minor
Composed in 1791 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; arranged for piano by Franz Liszt. Public domain.
Performed by Markus Staab and used pursuant to a Creative Commons CC BY 3.0 license. Source.

Closing War Theme


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