MEDICAL SERVICES IN GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA

  • R.J. Bouch SADF
Keywords: Campaign in German South West Africa, Military hospitals, Swakopmund, Lüderitzbucht, Karibib, Windhoek, Aus

Abstract

Great Britain declared war on Germany on 4 August 1914. Six days later the South African Government agreed to take military action against German South West Africa. On 14 September the first troops embarked, and after a successful campaign the German forces were forced to surrender on 9 July 1915. Military hospitals were established at Swakopmund, LOderitzbucht, Karibib, Windhoek and Aus. Casualties to the South African forces were
Published
2012-02-28
How to Cite
Bouch, R. (2012). MEDICAL SERVICES IN GERMAN SOUTH WEST AFRICA. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.5787/4-1-926
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