This book focuses on the great War's effect on Africa in general and Malawi in particular. It describes the outbreak of the war, the recruitment of soldiers, the drafting of porters, the conditions of military life, the conditions on the home front, and the war's end.

chapter 1|26 pages

The Great Conflagration

chapter 2|42 pages

A War of Thangata

chapter 3|22 pages

The Machona Cohorts

chapter 4|34 pages

The Hungry War

chapter 5|36 pages

A Time of Fire

chapter 6|40 pages

Not A Complete Peace

chapter 7|14 pages

A Shame to People's Souls

chapter 8|20 pages

Fighting for the World