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Old 30th July 2015, 09:40 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Jim McDougall
Just to note, this is posted on the European Armoury as well, where Ken Maddox suggested these markings were in fact German regimental marks. This indeed appears to be the case, as noted on that thread. While clearly West Africa was colonized by the French, there was considerable German activity there as well.

Ooops you are right!
So the branch of the guard was not cut as the German one is exactly like that.
Do you think that Tanganiyka was most probably the origin?
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