Battle of Kiawe Bridge

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Battle of Kiawe Bridge
Part of East African Campaign
Date29 July 1917
Location
Kiawe Bridge, German East Africa
Result

British victory

British forces captured Kiawe Bridge, German retreat
Belligerents
 British Empire  German Empire
Commanders and leaders
Edmund Gregory Auckland Thadeus Most-Vortanberg
Strength
4,000 3,000
Casualties and losses
122 killed 500 killed
2,500 captured

The Battle of Kiawe Bridge was fought during the East African Campaign of World War I.

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  • Chisholm, Hugh (1922). The Encyclopædia Britannica, The Twelfth Edition, Volume 2. New York: The Encyclopædia Britannica Company, LTD. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png


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