Anglo-Zanzibar War facts for kids
The Anglo-Zanzibar War was a war fought between the United Kingdom and the Zanzibar Sultanate on 27 August 1896. The war lasted 38 to 45 minutes. This was the shortest war in history.
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The islands of Zanzibar and the African mainland
The masts of the sunken Glasgow can be seen in this panorama of Zanzibar Town harbour taken in 1902, looking east. The House of Wonders is the white building with a tower and many balconies in the middle of the photograph; the harem and palace stood to the left. The consulate buildings are to the right.
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