RUANDA-URUNDI: Revolt of the Serfs

In the darkest days of World War I, about the only consolation that fell to the Belgians was the capture in Africa of two small and scenically beautiful German territories on the eastern border of the vast Belgian Congo. Thereafter, first under a League of Nations mandate and then under the U.N., Belgium continued to rule Ruanda and Urundi through a master tribe of willowy African giants named the Watutsis. The Watutsis had been for four centuries the lords of the Land of the Mountains of the Moon, and there seemed little reason...

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