West Africa Study Circle       

Links to additional documents produced by WASC members

This page is a gateway page to a growing repository of documents intended to help with members' research. Some of the documents have been compiled by WASC members, others are scans of material such as offical post office reports.

This link will take you to the page of Maritime documents, including Elder Dempster timetables and related maps

This link will take you to the page of Air services documents

This link will take you to the page of reports and other documents related to Nigeria and the Camerooons

This link will take you to the page of documents related to Ghana and the Gold Coast

This link will take you to the page of documents related to The Gambia

This link will take you to the page of documents related to Sierra Leone. Two Sierra Leone items prepared by Frank Walton and available free of charge are shown on our books page.

This will take you to a page linking to hundreds of scans of material from John Mayne's collection of early Togo

British Intervention in War-torn Sierra Leone, 1997-2015
Michael Dobbs, of the Forces Postal History Society, has written a monograph on this subject. It provides very useful background to the collecting of postal history material of this period and is available free to download here.

West African Forces Air Mail Letter Cards, Air Letters & Honour Envelopes 1942-1945
32 page monograph by John Daynes and Nigel Lutwyche. Published by WASC with a small hard-copy print run (listed on our publications page), and available as a free .pdf download.