German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

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German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

Post by Cristiano de S.O Campos » 23 Jul 2010 03:25

Great History and i believe little know,
but there is a Spanish book about this story.

Spain received lots of german military and civilian fledged to Spanish Guinea,this people was transported to Spain in 1916, and many settled in Zaragoza which were very successful, married Spanish women, and helped in setting up breweries in Zaragoza, sausage, created one very strong influence in these city.

In May 1916 came to Zaragoza 347 German internees from Cameroon. Not many, but called attention to lot. These Germans, civilians and soldiers, laid the city upside down for a while and, at the end of the Great War, many were able to avoid the repatriation order and remained in the country. They became the nucleus of a very influential German colony, united by blood, friendship and money with the elites of Zaragoza.

Sergio del Molino tell these history in these book

Soldiers in the garden in peace"
Soldados en el jardín de la paz
http://antoncastro.blogia.com/2009/0723 ... amerun.php


interview with Sergio de Molino writer of book and Spanish that had German Kamerun ancestors.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsuAXtRJ ... r_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuPUx6OU ... re=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJvvmimm ... re=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9blmDiVK1ms&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7zt5TcfsYg&NR=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkYcSExJRnM&NR=1

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Re: German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

Post by Cristiano de S.O Campos » 26 Apr 2012 02:56

This is a troops was interned the Schutztruppe in Spanish Guinea- 1912 uniforms, used during ww1 period.


Sargento en uniforme de formación - Cabo indigena en uniforme de formación

Sergeant and corporal



Teniente en uniforme de diario - Comandante en uniforme de gala en formación.

Lieutenant service uniform, commander in parade uniform-1912

Tambor
Musico.

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Re: German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

Post by Uncle Fritz » 26 Apr 2012 15:04

Fascinating. I didn't know Germans left their mark in Spain before 1930s. I wonder if there are any photos of German everyday life there?

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Re: German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

Post by Cristiano de S.O Campos » 27 Apr 2012 00:20

Hi

Look the you tube links in my first message, have photos and videos about this

Cheers

Cristiano

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Re: German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

Post by Uncle Fritz » 27 Apr 2012 00:24

Somehow I missed it first time. Thanks!

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Re: German Schutztruppe veterans in Spain/Zaragoza

Post by Chris Dale » 03 May 2012 12:20

Thanks for the uniform prints Cristiano!

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