British Cameroons (1916–61) and French Cameroun (1916–60)

May 16, 2020 0 Comments

In World War I British, French, and Belgian troops drove the Germans into exile, beginning a period of British rule in two small portions and French rule in the remainder of the territory. These League of Nations mandates (later United Nations [UN] trusts) were referred to as French Cameroun and British Cameroons. The British trust territory consisted of a strip of land bisected by the Benue River along …