With Kitchener to Khartum

With Kitchener to Khartum

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Amongst these was an ambitious, adroit officer Herbert Horatio Kitchener. In 1892, following several years distinguished service in Africa, Kitchener became a major-general in charge of the Egyptian army. His reorganisation and training of those forces over the next five years had one aim in view: the defeat of the Mahdi in the Sudan. In 1897, the author of this work joined Kitchener's troops as a correspondent as they began their first moves towards the 'pacification' of the Sudan. He describes in detail the various military undertakings of that expedition, culminating in a vivid and chilling description of the Battle of Omdurman at which the Mahdi's rule was finally ended.show more

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  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 25.4mm | 453.59g
  • Darf Publishers Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 8M.
  • 1850771618
  • 9781850771616

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