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1999 invasion of Tanzania
Part of the Tanzania War
Date 14 July 1999 – 21 July 1999
Location Tanzania
Result Coalition victory;


  • Chama Cha Mapinduzi
    government overthrown
  • Occupation of Tanzania
Belligerents
Coalition forces:

23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
23px-Flag of the United States.svg United States


With military support from:
23px-Flag of India.svg India
23px-Flag of Australia.svg Australia

Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania
23px-Flag of Somalia.svg Somalia
Commanders and leaders
23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg James III
23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tony Blair
23px-Flag of the United States.svg Bill Clinton
23px-Flag of India.svg Kocheril Raman Narayanan
23px-Flag of Australia.svg John Howard
Flag of Tanzania.svg Benjamin Mkapa
23px-Flag of Somalia.svg Hussein Farrah Aidid
Strength
370,000 troops
23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom: 140,000
23px-Flag of the United States.svg United States: 130,000
23px-Flag of India.svg India: 65,000
23px-Flag of Australia.svg Australia: 35,000
400,000 troops
Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania: 330,000
23px-Flag of Somalia.svg Somalia: 70,000
Casualties and losses
114 killed
47 UK
40 USA
17 India
10 Australia
1,044 wounded

795 killed
775 Tanzania
10 Somalia

Estimated Tanzanian civilian fatalities:
844 (Tanzanian government),
1,446 (US government)