Congolese WW1 troops
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Congolese World War One troops celebrated in exhibition

An exhibition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is celebrating the contribution made by the country during World War One.

Fifteen thousand Congolese troops defended their territory against German fighters, supporting British and French troops.

The BBC's Maud Jullien met the historian who organised the event.

  • 02 Dec 2014
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