South West Africa
Chronological events that took place in South West Africa.
- 5 January – Operations begin.
- 14 January – Swakopmund is seized.
- 17 April – Two armies, the northern (Botha) from Swakopmund, the southern (Smuts) from south-east border;
- 20 April – Keetmanshoop is occupied.
- 1 May – Gibeon is occupied.
- 5 May – Karibib is occupied.
- 10 May – Fighting in above places; Windhoek surrenders.
- 9 July – Whole Colony surrenders.
- 10 July – Terms of surrender published.
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Source: Lord Edward Gleichen (1918–1920). Chronology of the War. Volumes I, II & III. Constable & Company, London. (Copyright expired)