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Recapture of Angola

Recapture of Angola
Part of Dutch-Portuguese War
Date1648
LocationLuanda, Angola
Result Portuguese victory
Belligerents
23x15px Portuguese Empire 23x15px Dutch Republic
Commanders and leaders
Salvador Correia de Sá Unknown
Strength
900 men 1,200 Dutch
Casualties and losses
163 men killed
160 men wounded
150 men killed
Unknown number of men wounded

The Recapture of Angola was military campaign fought between the Portuguese and the Dutch occupiers of Angola. Its most important episode was the siege imposed by the Portuguese on the far larger Dutch garrison of Luanda.

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References

  • Lourenço, Paula.Battles of Portuguese History - Defence of the Overseas. - Volume X. (2006)
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