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German East Africa

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  • proper n. A former country and colony of Germany in Africa, spread mostly over present-day mainland Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.

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  • ¬∂Originally known as German East Africa, Tanganyika finally became independent in 1961.

    Storyteller

  • Before twelve months had passed the German flag flew over what came to be known as German East Africa, and also over Togoland and the The Cameroons on the West Coast.

    An African Adventure

  • At the age of fifteen, Ray arrived in Cape Town on board the German East Africa liner Urbena.

    Ray Alexander (Simons).

  • GovernmentCountry name: conventional long form: Republic of Rwanda conventional short form: Rwanda local long form: Republika y'u Rwanda local short form: Rwanda former: Ruanda, German East Africa

    Rwanda

  • Rwandaconventional long form: Republic of Rwanda conventional short form: Rwanda local long form: Republika y'u Rwanda local short form: Rwanda former: Ruanda, German East Africa

    Country name

  • Here is German East Africa, three times the size of Germany itself, bordered to the northeast by a similar-sized swath called British East Africa.

    Far From Flanders Fields

  • During World War I Smuts was tasked with defeating the German East Africa commander Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, as great a master of guerrilla warfare as Smuts had earlier been.

    American Connections

  • The Allied supreme council assigned to Portugal the mandate for part of German East Africa, known as the Kionga Triangle.

    b. Portugal

  • World War I led to fighting between German and British forces, using African troops and porters, in Tanganyika (German East Africa).

    d. East Africa

  • The British mandate over German East Africa went into effect.

    d. East Africa

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