National Geographic : 1942 Mar
The National Geographic Magazine P'ierre Verger from 1P.I.C . Who Cares for Riding Style? The Race Is the Thing Every Sunday Dakar turns out to see the horses-far from Derby prospects but evenly matched run on the "turf" track between the city and the airfield at Ouakam. Pierre Verger from P.P .C. Native Soldiers Fought Off the British and Free French Assault on Dakar Because the first volunteers for the French colonial army (note anchor insignia) were Senegalese, all native troops are known as tirailleurs senegalais. They are, however, recruited from many different tribes.