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Senegal

Photo of Senegalese soldiers in the Somme sector. One wears the Adrian helmet introduced in 1915.
Handwritten on reverse:
dans la Somme
Camp de tirailleurs senegalais
un groupe de senegalais
On the Somme
Camp of Senegalese infantrymen
a group of Senegalese

Photo of Senegalese soldiers in the Somme sector. One wears the Adrian helmet introduced in 1915.

Image text

Handwritten on reverse:

dans la Somme

Camp de tirailleurs senegalais

un groupe de senegalais



On the Somme

Camp of Senegalese infantrymen

a group of Senegalese

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Senegal was part of French Equitorial Africa. Senegalese troops fought on the Western Front and in the conquest of the German colony of Cameroon.

Senegal is a colony in Africa.