East and Central Africa 1914-1950

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Colonization of East Africa

1884 - 1975

World War 1

July 28, 1914 - November 11, 1918

The British started an attack Dar-es-Salem, which was taken by Britain

August 13, 1914

German attack on Mombasa fails at Gaz

September 1914

Germans started an attack upon Mombasa, capital of British East Africa

September 1914

The German colonies in the Bismarck Archipelago surrendered to Australia

September 11, 1914

The British attacked Tanga and Gassin. Gassin held out until 1917.

November 1914 - January 1915

Bukoba attacked by British

June 1915

German East Africa was conquered

November 1917

World War 2

September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945