Battle of Kiawe Bridge

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Battle of Kiawe Bridge
Part of East African Campaign
Date 29 July 1917
Location Kiawe Bridge, German east africa
Result British forces captured Kiawe Bridge, German retreat
 British Empire  German Empire
Commanders and leaders
Edmund Gregory Auckland Thadeus Most-Vortanberg
4,000 Soldiers About 3,000 Defenders of the bridge
Casualties and losses
122 Killed in Action 500 Killed and 2,500 taken prisoner

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



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