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Battle of Mufilo
Sargentos de marinha expedicionários 15 de Maio de 1907.jpg
Portuguese sergeants of the expedition sent to fight the Cuamatos (photo taken in Lisbon on 15 May 1907)
Date27 August 1907
LocationSouthwest of Portuguese Angola
Result Portuguese victory
Flag Portugal (1830).svg Kingdom of Portugal Ovambo
Commanders and leaders
Alves Roçadas Unknown
2,299 men 20,000 men
Casualties and losses
13 killed
55 wounded

The Battle of Mufilo (Portuguese: combate de Mufilo) was a battle occurring on 27 August 1907, in the southwest of Portuguese Angola, during the Ovambo resistance to Portuguese colonization.


  • René Pélissier, Les Guerres Grises, résistances et révoltes en Angola (1845–1941), Éditions Pélissier, Orgeval, 1978.

Coordinates: 16°48′00″S 14°59′00″E / 16.8°S 14.9833°E / -16.8; 14.9833

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