World War I’s Forgotten African Theater

A widespread conflict that engulfed the continent

Grant Piper
6 min readJun 4, 2024

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(Public domain)

World War I was the first of two world wars that rocked the planet during the early 20th century. Despite the name, World War I, very few people focused on anything other than the meat grinder that developed in Europe. Some of the most famous battles of World War I include Gallipoli, Ypres, Tannenburg, the Somme…

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Grant Piper

Professional writer. Amateur historian. Husband, father, Christian.