‘The Spoils of a Savage War’
David Diop turns what little is known about African soldiers’ involvement in World War I into a potent testimony on violence and guilt.
At Night All Blood Is Black
by David Diop, translated from the French by Anna Moschovakis
White War, Black Soldiers: Two African Accounts of World War I
by Bakary Diallo and Lamine Senghor, translated from the French by Nancy Erber and William Peniston, edited and with an introduction and annotations by George Robb
March 10, 2022 issue