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Letters from Sonja: My First Visit to Uganda
Letters from Sonja: Leaving Stuttgart for East AfricaLetters from Sonja: Leaving Stuttgart for East AfricaI was going to embark the ship for Mombasa.
Letters from Sonja: The Adventure BeginsLetters from Sonja: The Adventure BeginsThe whole voyage was one great and pleasant excitement.
Letters from Sonja: The WeddingLetters from Sonja: The WeddingSonja finally meets Hubert.
Letters from Sonja: The People of KenyaLetters from Sonja: The People of KenyaIn the shadows of the Mau Mau.
Letters from Sonja: Moving to UgandaLetters from Sonja: Moving to UgandaOne misfortune seldom comes by itself!
Letters from Sonja: Meeting Kabaka Mutesa IILetters from Sonja: Meeting Kabaka Mutesa IIA meeting I will never forget!
Letters from Sonja: The Kabaka's PhotographersLetters from Sonja: The Kabaka's PhotographersThey really seem to like us.
Letters from Sonja: My Greatest Day in 1956Letters from Sonja: My Greatest Day in 1956My little “Spatz.”
Letters from Sonja: EuniceLetters from Sonja: EuniceA promising young woman!
Letters from Sonja: Uganda in 1958Letters from Sonja: Uganda in 1958A summary of events in Sonja's life in 1958.
Letters from Sonja: Uganda's Independence is NearLetters from Sonja: Uganda's Independence is NearA busy time for the Winklmaiers.
Letters from Sonja: BuzigaLetters from Sonja: BuzigaAbout Buziga and the "King of Buziga".
Letters from Sonja: Saved by a Coca-Cola BottleLetters from Sonja: Saved by a Coca-Cola BottleMoving into our new home in Buziga.
Letters from Sonja: Ulrike-Barbara is BornLetters from Sonja: Ulrike-Barbara is BornOur second child Ulrike-Barbara was born.
Letters from Sonja: The Big SurpriseLetters from Sonja: The Big SurpriseHubert reveals the big surprise.
Letters from Sonja: Uganda and Africa Enter the 1960sLetters from Sonja: Uganda and Africa Enter the 1960sTimes are changing in Africa.
Letters from Sonja: Other Bits and Pieces of Life in 1960Letters from Sonja: Other Bits and Pieces of Life in 1960The rest of 1960 in Uganda.
Letters from Sonja: Oma Kaggwa, Dr. Aliker and Mr. OboteLetters from Sonja: Oma Kaggwa, Dr. Aliker and Mr. OboteSome of the people Sonja knew.
Letters from Sonja: Off to KindergartenLetters from Sonja: Off to KindergartenConstruction on the hill continues.
Letters from Sonja: Walking SidewaysLetters from Sonja: Walking SidewaysIts good to be the king.
Letters from Sonja: The Floods of 1961Letters from Sonja: The Floods of 1961Heavy rains poured onto East Africa.
Letters from Sonja: 1962 - The Year of Uganda's IndependenceLetters from Sonja: 1962 - The Year of Uganda's IndependenceWhere is Phylax?
Letters from Sonja: The Unlikely UPC - Kabaka Yekka UnionLetters from Sonja: The Unlikely UPC - Kabaka Yekka UnionA green, blue and gold striped Ugandan flag.
Letters from Sonja: Will it Float?Letters from Sonja: Will it Float?Time to test the boat.
Letters from Sonja: Something is Happening in Kampala! Letters from Sonja: Something is Happening in Kampala! Russians make space history in 1962.
Letters from Sonja:  We had Snow!Letters from Sonja: We had Snow! Nyoka, nyoka kuba sana!
Letters from Sonja:  Uganda gets its IndependenceLetters from Sonja: Uganda gets its IndependenceLiving in a free, independent Uganda!
Letters from Sonja:  The Rest of 1962Letters from Sonja: The Rest of 1962Gerd gets a Porsche in Kampala.
Letters from Sonja:  Early 1963, After IndependenceLetters from Sonja: Early 1963, After IndependenceEverything went very well in the beginning.
Letters from Sonja:  Returning HomeLetters from Sonja: Returning HomeThe Winklmaiers return home.
Letters from Sonja:  The New Immigration BillLetters from Sonja: The New Immigration BillWill the Winklmaiers be forced to return to Germany?
Letters from Sonja:  OmaLetters from Sonja: OmaI am really glad we went home last year.
Letters from Sonja:  Aunt Gudrun and Ugandan Television in 1964Letters from Sonja: Aunt Gudrun and Ugandan Television in 1964We knew James Bwogi.
Letters from Sonja:  Murchison Falls in 1965Letters from Sonja: Murchison Falls in 1965A great adventure to which I was looking forward all these years.
Letters from Sonja:  100% SepsisLetters from Sonja: 100% SepsisI did not see Barbara again that day. I went home without knowing whether Barbara was still alive or not.
Letters from Sonja:  Maxl has bitten him alreadyLetters from Sonja: Maxl has bitten him alreadyMichy is developing very well. We hear only good things about Michy. He is now Nr. 2 in his class. Barbara does not suffer from the infection anymore. This is completely healed.
Sonja Winklmaier:
Sonja Winklmaier moved to Uganda in the 1950s to follow her husband, Hubert Winklmaier, as the German Volkswagen Factory sent him to work with their agent, Cooper Motor Corporation.

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