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The Last German Garrison in Cameroon: The Fall of Mora

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The. photoraph, which have just rteched Egleaad from far p-country in ane of the .wilest parts of the interior of the Camer. n, red the dlsig s of the dl act of the campaig which tranferred the pricipal German West Africa cele t the Allies. The fetife hil of M Mor, in the ntram orth d the German heritocr, w the lest place whare the enemy’s aug lew. Mal a it was by ame German uative keeps under three or four Eurepeam effeea, ae eecwpiog a practicafly impraeeale pentiem a the top at a ste hill, the Aied coemanders did ant cosider its capture by storing worth the lees f lif that suck an attack would acmeily hae einled. Ome the enemy


we~ drive south, the gnrirs of Mora, held in check and blckaded by a small frce of r( i Nigercian troo, ceould do nothing, except wait where they were until famine coemped them to suorrder. They held out, isolated but hoping sec relief in time, until a week after the main German forces had been forced to take refuge in Spanish Guinea, wm they were dismed and interned. That completed the conquest of the colony, and Sthe s w of the flight of the German Governor being communicated to the garrison of Moer, Ms eommandant surrendered-the lest of the enemy’s forces on that side of the Ahlm eaent to lnt down rms.



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