the Untold Story of Tabora Airport that dates back to II World War..


Ujambo, Mzee ?

I was surprised someone had actually read my comments regarding Tabora Airport ( HTTB). Some of my comments are out of date and even funny, viewed in the light of present day politics. So, below, is material which I hope adds to the history of the Airport,…. it does have one :

I was stationed at Tabora from 1964 to 1966, as Engineer-in- Charge. I also had responsibility for the airport at Mwanza.

During the Second World War, there was a massive onslaught by the army of the then General Bernard Montgomery, on the eastern half of North Africa, against the Nazi forces under the command of Reichmarshal Erwin Rommel. Thus the name : ” The North Africa Campaign”

South Africa at that time, was part of the British Empire. The citizens were called upon to contribute to the war effort, which they did, under the command…

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