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1tbwenzl Primeira Mensagem
Mar 5, 2007, 7:46pm

I've just been watching Camp de Thiaroye by Ousmane Sembene. Quite a shocking portrayal of a camp for returned soldiers who had been prisoners in WW II, who talked back and were massacred. More recently the same director did a film, Moolaade, on a refusal by a group of little girls in Burkina Faso to undergo genital cutting; very powerful.

2Nzingha
Jun 13, 2007, 11:55pm

I saw that movieCamp de thiaroye many years ago and have been looking for a DVD of it. It was excellent, I tried to find out about African soldiers who had been prisoners in WWII. If you know of a book in english with this information I would like to know the title.

Nzingha

3liberryn2
Jun 22, 2007, 11:32pm

Soldiers, airmen, spies, and whisperers: the Gold Coast in World War II

Nancy Ellen Lawler

Publisher: Ohio University Press, 2002

4liberryn2
Jun 22, 2007, 11:33pm

Ashley Jackson. Botswana 1939–1945: An African Country at War. (Oxford Historical Monographs.) New York: Clarendon Press Oxford University. 1999

5Nzingha
Editado: Jul 8, 2007, 12:41am

Hi Liberryn2,

Thanks for the information I checked amazon.com and found
Lawler,nancy Ellen "Soldiers of misfortune:Ivoirien Tiraillurs of WWII"& Mann, Gregory" Native Sons: West African Veterans & France in the 20th century(Politics, History, & culture)'.
I ordered both.

Nzingha

6Wosret
Set 21, 2007, 4:57pm

I've read God's Bits of Wood and can only imagine how much more powerful his writing would be on screen.

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