Jacob Morenga

Jacob Morenga

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jakobus Morenga, also "Jacobus," known as the "black Napoleon," born c. 1875, died September 20, 1907, was an important figure in Namibia, then the German colony of German South-West Africa. He was chief leader in the insurrection against Germany which took place between 1904 and 1908, called the "Namakrieg," and was best known for forging an alliance between the rival Herero and Namaqua tribes. Before the Namakrieg, Morenga had participated in smaller, more localized insurrections which were taking place across German South-West Africa. Through these, Morenga proved himself to be an able tactician. However, it was through his three years of leadership of the anti-German guerrilla forces that Morenga gained the majority of his reputation. It often proved difficult for Morenga to maintain proper control of his armies, as their preferred methods of attack differed fundamentallyshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135816004
  • 9786135816006