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60 years in East Africa : the life of a settler, 1926-1986

Author: Werner Voigt
Publisher: Burnstown, Ont. : General Store Pub. House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Voigt, Werner.
60 Years in East Africa : Life of a Settler 1926 to 1986.
Renfrew : General Store Publishing House, ©2000
Named Person: Werner Voigt
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Voigt
ISBN: 9781771238441 1771238445 9781771238427 1771238429
OCLC Number: 830009190
Notes: Translation of: 60 Jahre in Ost Afrika.
Part Nine The sale of our plantation.
Description: 1 online resource (178 pages) : illustrations, map, portraits, digital file
Contents: Part One My dream begins in childhood. Childhood memories ; The 1914 war ; growing up. Part Two My early years as plantation manager and adventurer. On my way ; Bagamoyo ; My first African Christmas ; Kidagoni ; Malaria ; Locusts ; Little animal stories ; Leni ; My best cook ; The Indian Ocean ; A fateful outrigger trip ; The old slaver ; I get new neighbours ; Stomach trouble ; On leave ; Back in Bagamoyo. Part Three My own plantation. Up to Mufindi --
The settlers --
The settlements --
Bush ambulance ; Some settler types ; The Lupa goldfields ; We build a new home. Part Four Helga is coming. Helga arrives ; Nazi time ; The trial safari ; Helga's ship acquaintance ; The oil mill ; A very special honeymoon ; The dance ; Liuli ; The big disappointment ; Pyrethrum ; An African eye specialist ; Father's death. Part Five War and interment. Everything is taken away ; Baviaansport ; The Foreign Legionnaires ; Bad news from the women's camp in Salisbury ; Norton Internment Camp ; Steward Voigt ; Apartheid --
1947. Part Six Starting over with nothing. Back to Mufinid ; A fair lady ; Another job ; The Nachingwea Groundnut scheme ; A little surprise ; Peter is coming ; An African episode ; Building in Dar es Salaam ; Bagamoyo 1951 ; Outrigger trip to Dar es Salaam ; We become tea planters ; Normal members of society again ; Werner's death ; Our island paradise ; A planter's life on Kifulilo. Part Seven Rwanda Times --
Our years apart. Rwanda ; Mulindi ; On leave ; Changugu ; Bukavu ; Helga comes to Rwanda. Part Eight The dream fades. Kifulio ; Tanzania is independent ; Our wheel falls off ; Some nasty visitors ; More nasty visitors ; Retirement ; The court case.
Other Titles: Sixty years in East Africa
Responsibility: Werner Voigt.
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