Military List Of East African Campaign Battles

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List of every major East African Campaign battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous East African Campaign battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the East African Campaign, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this East African Campaign list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these East African Campaign battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

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The Battle for Lake Tanganyika was a series of naval engagements that took place between elements of the Royal Navy, Force Publique and the Kaiserliche Marine between December 1915 and February 1916, during the First World War. The intention was to secure control of the strategically important Lake Tanganyika, which had been dominated by German naval units since the beginning of the war. The British forces—consisting of two motor boats named HMS Mimi and Toutou—were under the command of the eccentric Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Spicer-Simson. The boats were transported to South Africa and from there by railway, by river, and by being dragged through the African jungle, to the lake. In two ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Lake Tanganyika

Part of: World War I, East African Campaign

Combatants: German Empire, United Kingdom

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Battle of Behobeho

The Battle of Behobeho was fought during the East African Campaign of World War I. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Virginia, United States of America

Part of: American Revolutionary War, East African Campaign

Combatants: German Empire

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Battle of Bukoba

The Battle of Bukoba was the first victory for Entente forces in German East Africa, coming after the disastrous battles of Tanga and Jassin. The British objective was the destruction of the Bukoba wireless station. Due to Bukoba's location on the shore of Lake Victoria, it was decided that the raid should take the form of an amphibious assault. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Lake Victoria

Part of: World War I, East African Campaign

Combatants: German Empire

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Battle of Dodoma

The Battle of Dodoma was fought during the East African Campaign of World War I. ...more on Wikipedia

Part of: East African Campaign