Savage and Soldier Index

Savage and Soldier was the premeir source for information on Colonial campaigns for many years. It has sadly ceased publication but back issues are still available, see the email contact at the bottom of this index. If you have never read one I recomend you pick a couple of articles that interest you and send off for the issues.

AFRICA

The Uniform of the 74th Highlanders in the Kaffir War, 1851: 1/1
Uniform of a Private of the 24th Foot, Zulu War, 1879: 1/2
Ashanti Campaign: 1/2
Frontier Light Horse, South Africa 1877-79: 1/3
Italian-Ethiopian War: 1/4
Corpo Volotarii d'Africa 1835: 1/4
Ulundi, The Last Battle of the Zulu War: 1/6
Dacoit Pass (Germans in Uganda): 1/6
Dress of the Zulu War: 2/1
Regie Truppe d'Africa-Royal Corps of Africa: 2/3, 2/4, 3/1, 4/1
Dress of Infantry Officers in Zulu Wars: 4/2
Ashanti Special Issue: 4/3, 4/4 (errata and addendum)
Somali Campaign: 4/3, 4/4 (errata)
Uganda Rifles: 5/3
The Herero-Nama Revolt 1904-1907: 5/3
Italian Infantry Eritrea and Kassala, 1837: 6/1
The Legion: 6/1
The Abyssinian Army: 6/2
Italian Colonial Army: 6/2
Force Publique of Belgian Congo: 7/3
German Colonial Troops: 7/4
Portuguese in Africa: 7/4
Zulu Tactics and Uniforms: 8/2
Boers, Bullets and British: 8/3
German African Organization and Uniforms: 8/3
The Franco-Malagasy War of 1895: 9/4 and 14/2
Isandhlwana: 10/1
Deutsch Ostafrika: 10/2, 10/3, and 10/4
Zulu War: 11/1
Kingdom of Dahomey: 12/3
Zulu War Centenary Celebrations: 13/1
Massacre at Benin: 14/1 and 24/1
Regular Cavalry in the Zulu War: 15/1
Spanish in Morroco: 16/2
Isandhlwana-The Unforgotten Disaster: 18/1
Incident from the Boer War: 18/2
The Troops of Italian Somaliland: 18/4
French Wars in West Africa against the Empire of Samori Toure: 19/1, 19/2, and 19/3
Dahomean Army: 20/4, 22/1
Portuguese Enigma: 21/1
Notes on Gaming the Ashanti Campaign, 1873-74: 21/1
French Saharian Troops: 21:2
Colonial Wars of Imperial Germany: 22/1
Armies of the Sokoto Caliphate: 23/3
Notes on a Dark Continent: 24/1, 24/2, and 24/3

SUDAN - NORTH AFRICA

Sudan Special Issue
Mahdi's Army: 1/1
Camel Corps: 1/1
Desert Fight of Abu Klea: 2/2, 2/3
Anglo-Egyptian Army c. 1880: 3/2
Some Notes and Commentary on Tel-El-Kebir: 4/4
The Myth of Ansar Firepower: 5/1-2
The Egyptian Camel Corps 1883-1885: 5/1-2
Flag of the Emir Mahmud: 5/3
Whalers on the Nile: 5/4
The Flag of Zaki Osman: 5/4
The Berkshires in the Torfek Campaign: 5/4
Nuba Chainmail Cavalry of the Mahdi's Army: 6/1
Sudan Bibliography: 6/2
The Desert Column 1884-85: 6/3
The Mahdists at Omdurman: 6/4
More Mahdists Jibbas: 7/1
War in Sudan-from London Illustrated News: 7/4
Egyptian Army 1880-1900: 8/1
General Gordon and the Fall of Khartoum: 8/4
Mahdist Chainmail Cavalry: 11/2
Raisuli - Brigand or Protector of the Faith?: 12/1
Will the Real Chinese Gordon Please Stand Up: 12/1
Weep for Hicks: 13/3 and 13/4
Italian-Mahdist Campaign, 1893-94: 15/3
Italian Bashi-Bazouks and Askari Uniforms: 16/1
The Forgotten Army, the Spanish in Morocco: 16/2
What did the 19th Sudanese Really Wear in Mexico: 16/2
The Nile Column: 17/1
The Siege and Relief of Kassala (Italian-Mahdist): 17/2
Triumph and Glory for only two Lira a Day: 17/3
Bashi-Bazouks in the Sudan: 17/4
The Wars in the Eastern Sudan: 18/3, 19/2, and 20/1
Ginnis: 18/3
Uniforms and Equipment of the Italian Corpo Speciale Per L'Africa, 1885-1887: 23/4

HAWAII

A Wargame in Paradise: 23:4

MEXICO

French Foreign Legion in Mexico: 7/4
What Did the 19th Sudanese Really Wear in Mexico?: 16/2

RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR

Russo-Japanese War: 2/1

SUMATRA

Dutch-Atchinese War: 21/2-3

FRANCE AND FRENCH INDO-CHINA

Organization of French Army: 1/6
Chronology of French Colonial Wars: 1/2
5eme French Light Infantry 1893, Campaign of Tonkin: 4/1
French Colonial Uniforms (errata for 4/1): 4/2
The Legion (organization and uniforms): 6/1
The French Army in Indo-China: 7/2
French Foreign Legion 1910-14: 7/3
Round One in Vietnam: 15/4
Introduction to French Indo-China: 22/1, 22/2

CHINA (including SINO-JAPANESE WAR)

China and Korea 1897: 7/1
Japan 1900: 7/2
Korea, 1871: 10/4
The First Chinese Opium War, 1839-1842: 12/3
Liu Yung-Fu and the Black Flags: 16/1
The Opium War, Part I: 19/3
The Opium War, Part 2: 19/4
The Sino-Japanese War: 24/3

BOXER REBELLION

Chinese Soldiers 1900: 5/1-2
The Chinese Army, 1895-1900: 9/2
American Legation Peiping 1900: 9/2
The Allies in China: 9/2
Her Majesty’s 1st Chinese Regiment: 9/2
First Chinese Opium War: 12/3
Liu Yung-Fu and the Black Flags: 16/1
Opium War, Part 1 and 2: 19/3 and 19/4
The Battle of Babel-The Alliance at Yangtsun: 19/4
Manchurian Bannerman: 20/1
Kingdom of Heavenly Peace: 20/2, 20/3

ITALY

War Organization of the Italian Army, 2/2
Regie Truppe D'Africa (Italian Royal Corps of Africa 1889; with illustrations), 2/3
Regie Truppe D'Africa, Part 2 (Kingdom of Italy, 1890-1895; with illustrations), 2/4
Regie Truppe D'Africa, Part 3 (with illustrations), 3/1
Regie Truppe D'Africa (four illustrations, 1898-1899), 4/1
Corpo Di Spedizione in Cina (China) 1901 (two illustrations), 4/2
Italian Infantry-Eritrea and Kassala, 1887 (five illustrations), 6/1
Italian Cavalry, 1890 (two illustrations); 1892 Italian Colonial Army of Eritrea, 6/2
Italy 1897, Corpo di Spedizione a Cardia (Crete); two illustrations,6/4
Italian Mahdist Campaign (with uniforms), 15/3
Italian Bashi-Bazouk and Askari uniforms, 16/1
The Siege and Relief of Kassala (with uniforms), 17/2
Triumph and Glory for Only Two Lira a Day illustrations of native uniforms), 17/3
The Troops of Italian Somaliland (with uniforms), 18/4

INDIA - NORTHWEST FRONTIER

British Army c. 1890-1913: 1/3
Turkestan Artillery of the Guard: 1/4
Breakdown of Indian Place Names: 1/5
Indian Army Organization: 1/5
Maiwand, Second Afghan War, 1878-1880: 4/3
The Gurkhas 1815-1919: 4/4
Khyber Rifles: 6/3
Ashanti Campaign: 1/2
Uniforms of the 72nd Duke of Albany’s (Seaforth Highlanders) Afghan War, 1879: 7/1
The Corps of Guides: 7/3
Miniatures for the Russian Khiva Campaign: 8/3
The 18th Bengal Lancers: 8/4
The Gurkhas 1815-1919: 9/1 (same as 4/4)
Homage to an Empire (photograph of No. 5 [Bombay] Mountain Battery): 9/3
History of the Punjab Frontier Forces: 10/1
The Pathans: 10/4
The Second Afghan War, Part 1: 11/3
The Second Afghan War, Part 2: 11/4
The Bhutan Campaign, 1864-1866: 12/4
Sugar and Milk (Chitral, 1895): 13/1
Sikkim: 13/2
Russia in Turkestan: 14/2
Background to the Indian Mutiny: 15/1
Revolt Against the Raj: The Aradzai Campaign of 1879, Part 1: 17/3
Revolt Against the Raj: The Aradzai Campaign of 1879, Part 2: 17/4
The Panjkora River Crossing: 21/2
In the Steppe of Central Asia, Part 1: 22/3
In the Steppe of Central Asia, Part 2: 22/4

The Savage & Soldier Special Sudan Issue has a color plate that shows two Italian uniforms (one Askari and one infantryman). Heliograph #8 also contains information on the Italian Army.

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