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Lugalo German Monument

Lugalo is a village in Tanzania near Iringa which in 1891 was the site of a battle between a German colonial military force and the Hehe army of Chief Mkwawa.[1] This was the first major defeat for the German Schutztruppe and the beginning of the Hehe wars.

A German monument marks the site next to the TANZAM-highway.[2]

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Coordinates: 7°44′14″S 35°52′40″E / 7.7372°S 35.8779°E / -7.7372; 35.8779References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaques, Tony (2007). Dictionary of Battles and Sieges: F-O. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 604. ISBN 9780313335389.
  2. ^ Worsley, Peter (2008). An Academic Skating on Thin Ice. Berghahn Books. p. 64. ISBN 9781845453701.