Battle of Rumbo

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Battle of Rumbo
Part of East African Campaign
Date 2-10 August 1917
Location Rumbo, German East Africa
Result British-Portuguese victory
Belligerents
 German Empire  British Empire
 Portugal
Commanders and leaders
German Empire Georg Gabriel Von Munthausen  (POW) British Empire Albert Thyle
Portugal Frederico Ryot
Strength
2,500 men 6,000 men
Casualties and losses
1,500 killed
600 captured
386 killed and some wounded or missing

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

References[edit]

  • Chisholm, Hugh (1922). The Encyclopædia Britannica, The Twelfth Edition, Volume 2. New York: The Encyclopædia Britannica Company, LTD.