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Hello Chris:

I read the article with great interest because it renewed memories of childhood books devoured relating to WW I warfare in far away East Africa incl attempts to resupply the isolated German forces. There was also an aborted flight by a Zeppelin via Turkey carrying supplies which was abandoned while en route somewhere over the Sudan I believe.

I have related in an earlier post a very short encounter with General v.Lettow-Vorbeck while attending a school in Bremen which was named after the general.

Bernhard H. Holst

former student of Oberschule fuer Jungen General v.Lettow-Vorbeck, 1942 to 1945

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