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A graphic account of the World War I campaign fought in the shadow of Kilimanjaro, East Africa. The battles, the men, the conditions and the extraordinary bravery that ultimately led to victory. Excerpts from personal and military diaries with stunning pictures and maps. Written and compiled by Andrew Kerr, a seventh generation military officer and grandson of Alec Kerr, one of the many heroic officers whose testimonies here will ensure these men are never forgotten. This book seeks to explain the 98% casualty levels endured by the Kashmir Rifles and the resilience of those who survived.