Sure enough she turned up that afternoon, having trudged the whole distance from Kamina, forty-three miles.
When the war began Togoland possessed one of the greatest of all German wireless stations at Kamina.
However, nothing happened; mechanism and tyres both held; and shortly after noon we rolled into Atakpame, and thence to Kamina.
Two days later the advance was continued towards Kamina, near the Government station of Atakpame, at the railhead.
The climax came on the evening of the second day, when we were about twenty-five miles out from Kamina.