During World War II the British Preemptively Invaded Madagascar

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September 27, 2020 Topic: History Region: Africa Blog Brand: The Reboot Tags: MadagascarRoyal ArmyUnited KingdomVichy FranceImperial Japan

During World War II the British Preemptively Invaded Madagascar

London was worried that Tokyo would seize the French colony since Paris was surrendering to Berlin.

This article originally appeared on the Warfare History Network.

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