Roald Dahl travels to Dar-es-Salaam to work for Shell



In Autumn 1938 Roald is sent to Shell's branch office in Dar-es-Salaam, the capital of Tanganyika, East Africa (now Tanzania), on a three-year contract. He was a year into his contract with Shell when the Second World War broke out.

He writes in detail about his experiences in Africa in his later memoir, Going Solo.

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