Gallery: Remembrance Sunday

“Those who were in the past enemies but are now friends,” gathered for a joint ceremony to remember those who died fighting for both Britain and Germany.

Approximately 200 people gathered for the ceremony at the Dar es Salaam War Cemetery early on Sunday on November 8, to commemorate Remembrance Day.

“The significance here in Tanzania in the former colony of German East Africa is that this place was also a war theatre in 1914 and there were very awful and very severe battles between countries who are friends today,” says German Ambassador Egon Kochanke.

“I think it’s a lesson for many who are fighting wars now that peace, reconciliation and working together should be the future,” says British High Commissioner Dianna Melrose.

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