1918-1939 History of West Africa Independence
since 1960






British and French Mandate, 1939-1960



In 1939 World War II began. German property was confiscated, German nationals interned.
In 1946, French Togo was made an OVERSEAS TERRITORY and granted an ASSEMBLY. In 1960, independence was proclaimed.
British Togoland was administered as an annex to the GOLD COAST. When this colony became independent in 1957 under the name of GHANA, British Togoland joined it.






EXTERNAL
FILES
History of Togo, from Infoplease
Togo : The Party System in 1950-1956 and 1957-1962, in : Kenneth Janda, Political Parties : A Cross-National Survey
DOCUMENTS Togolese Flags, 1956-1960, from FOTW
REFERENCE Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1953 pp.300-301; Trust Territories pp.695-696 (on events of 1952) [G]
Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1954 p.299; Trust Territories pp.697-698 (on events of 1953) [G]
Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1955 p.346; Trust Territories p.752 (on events of 1954) [G]
Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1956 pp.282-283; Trust Territories pp.688-689 (on events of 1955) [G]
Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1958 pp.280-281; Togo p.684-685; Trust Territories pp.691-692 (on events of 1957) [G]
Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1959 pp.278-279; Togo p.683; Trust Territories pp.689-690 (on events of 1958) [G]
Article French West Africa, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1960 pp.276-277, Togo p.683; Trust Territories p.690 (on events of 1959) [G]
Article : Togoland, in : Statesman's Year Book 1943 pp.264-265 [G]
Article : Togo, in : Statesman's Year Book 1943 pp.941-942 [G]
Article : Togo, Togoland, in : Americana Annual 1943 pp.706-707 (on events of 1942) [G]
Article : Togo, Togoland, in : Americana Annual 1944 p.682 (on events of 1943) [G]
Article : Togo, Togoland, in : Americana Annual 1945 p.697 (on events of 1944) [G]
Article : Togo, in : Americana Annual 1946 p.719 (on events of 1945) [G]
Article : Togo, in : Americana Annual 1947 p.703 (on events of 1946) [G]
Article : Togoland, in : Americana Annual 1957 p.783 (on events of 1956) [G]



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