RWAFF

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RWAFFRoyal West African Frontier Force
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The new nation's armed forces were formed from elements of the RWAFF then present in the country.
During World War I, the RWAFF's Martinis were replaced with various models of the Long Lee-Enfield rifle.
In 1914-1915, the RWAFF was part of an allied British/French/Belgian force that conquered the neighboring German colony of Kamerun.
During the Second World War, according to Killingray, "an officer of the RWAFF described the 'Hausa' of the 81st Division in eugenic terms as people who live 'in a healthy but poor country and the principle of the survival of the fittest has resulted in making them a remarkably tough race'.