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Lecture: The Africanization of British Imperial Forces in the East African Campaign of the First World War: 1917

Date & Time:
April 6, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Military Museums
Dr. Tim Stapleton

Dr. Tim Stapleton, professor in the Department of History and senior fellow at the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary, will be speaking on the Africanization of British colonial forces in East Africa in 1917, discussing how it ultimately neutralized the main German goal of preventing British manpower and other resources from reaching more important theatres of operation.

Location: The Military Museums, Calgary

Date and Time: April 6, 2017. Reception at 6:30pm, lecture at 7:00pm

Tickets: $10 (free for veterans and children under 12). Available at the door or by emailing

For a full description of the event, please see the PDF file here.