An illustration depicting African Askari colonial troops under inspection by German officers of the East Africa colony.

An illustration depicting African Askari colonial troops under inspection by German officers of the East Africa colony.

In 1914 there were three Schutztruppe commands, one in each of the German colonial regions in East, West, and Southwest Africa. Schutztruppe formations were organizationally never a part of the army or navy. German military law and discipline applied to the Schutztruppe. Shown here, Schutztruppe Askari Flag Carrier, German East Africa, 1906

Askari flag carrier of the Schutztruppe, the African colonial armed forces of imperial German East Africa,

+ 1918 German East Africa Belgian Occupation Overprint SP #NB7 A25 1Fr+1Fr MH

+ 1918 German East Africa Belgian Occupation Overprint SP #NB7 A25 1Fr+1Fr MH

1905 German East Africa Kaiser Wilhelm II 100 Rupien Banknote Scarce # 0094

1905 German East Africa Kaiser Wilhelm II 100 Rupien Banknote Scarce # 0094

Ministry of Plenty: 100 Rupien (Rupees), Deutsch-Ostafrikanische Bank (German East African Bank), 1905

This black soldier in the German Imperial Army is most likely Josef Mambo, born in German East Africa in 1885, moved to Germany in 1897 and twice wounded in East Prussia and Verdun.

This black soldier in the German Imperial Army is most likely Josef Mambo, born in German East Africa, moved to Germany in 1897 and twice wounded in East Prussia and Verdun, ca.

First World War: German soldier on a pony in zebra camouflage. German East Africa (1915) [1600x1200]

“British soldier on a horse in zebra camouflage, German East Africa during WWI.

GERMAN EAST AFRICA, fifteen rupien, 1916T (Tabora) (KM.16.1). Click VISIT to find out more and see 10,000+ Gold Coins at MAD On Collections.  Check us out on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Mad-on-Coins-102632607015357/  Please feel free to pin or share this coin.

GERMAN EAST AFRICA, fifteen rupien, 1916T (Tabora) (KM.16.1). Click VISIT to find out more and see 10,000+ Gold Coins at MAD On Collections. Check us out on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Mad-on-Coins-102632607015357/ Please feel free to pin or share this coin.

historicaltimes:  “ British soldier on a horse in zebra camouflage, German East Africa during WWI, 1916.  ”

historicaltimes: “ British soldier on a horse in zebra camouflage, German East Africa during WWI, 1916. ”

Young African slaves in shackles in what was known as German East ...

Young African slaves in shackles. German officers were among those who took photos, some of them detailing the plight of young Africans sold into slavery by Arab merchants.

German East Africa, German East Africa: German Colony gold 15 Rupien 1916-T MS64NGC,...

German Colony gold 15 Rupien NGC, Tabora mint, Arabesque below the A.

Bundesarchiv Bild 105-DOA3114, Deutsch-Ostafrika, Reiter zu Pferd - German East Africa - Wikipedia

Bundesarchiv Bild 105-DOA3114, Deutsch-Ostafrika, Reiter zu Pferd - German East Africa - Wikipedia

THE CAMPAIGN IN GERMAN EAST AFRICA DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR - This Day in History: Mar 5, 1916: SA troops invade East Africa in World War I http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The period from September 1916 to November 1917 saw the occupation of much of German East Africa, mainly by the Kings African Rifles and West African units. Here a unit of the KAR advance along the Rufjii river.

German East Africa 1888 Note Dar-es-Salaam, the Capital, south of Zanzibar The Capital of German East Africa was Dar-es-Salaam, and the population was 7,600,000 in 1913.  Germany, of course, lost it's colonies after WWI; with German East Africa divided between Belgium (Ruanda and Urundi), Portugal (Kionga triangle), and the British (Tanganyika).

1916 Scott blue green & black Issued under Belgian Occupation Stamps of the Belgian Congo, overprinted Quick History .

German-East-Africa-People-Head-Decoration-Tattoo-Mission-1910

German East Africa People Head Decoration Tattoo Mission 1910

It shows 9 beautiful views of native people with all kinds of Head Decorations like Earrrings, Scarifications. So it is about 95 yearsOLD.

German East Africa Kaiser Wilhelm II WWI

A German East Africa postcard depicting Kaiser Wilhelm II and two German soldiers.

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