Here is a vivid picture of Chad, the country through which run the strategic roads of Africa, which after the war will become the great trade routes of the future. Captain Lapie, the Governor of Chad, takes us with him on his tours of inspection to the outposts of his territory.
This province of Africa which became on of General de Gaulle's fighting provinces, is of absorbing interest. The author gives life and colour to his canvas, simply and naturally. He blends historical documents, miniature ons in geography, picturesque ethnogeographical details, and an economic survey of a country whose name is now inscribed in the history of the liberation of the French Empire.