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EGYPTIAN SOUDAN, ITS LOSS AND RECOVERY (1896-1898)

EGYPTIAN SOUDAN, ITS LOSS AND RECOVERY (1896-1898)  


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Events leading to death of Gordon in Kharoum and the expeditions of 1896-1898 under Kitchener to reconquer the Sudan.
This book includes a rapid sketch of the history of Sudan, a narrative of the Dongola expedition of 1896, and a full account of the Nile expedition of 1897-1898. The first part describes the early days of the country, its conquest by the Egyptian Khedive, Mahomed Ali, the foundation of Khartoum and its place as the great central slave market. The involvement of the British in suppressing this trade brought Gordon to Khartoum, subsequently the scene of his death in January 1885 when Khartoum was was taken by the Mahdi. A relief force arrived two days too late - and withdrew to Egypt leaving the Mahdi in control. Eventually the decision was taken to reconquer the Sudan and in 1896 Kitchener, the Sirdar of Egypt, was given the task. The account of the two years it took forms the main part of this book, culminating in the battle of Omdurman. There are two very informative appendices, the one provides the organization of the forces of the Dongola and Nile expeditions with a complete nominal roll of all the officers, the other is the roll of honour of British officers, WOs, NCOs and Men who lost their lives in the campaign


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Product Code: 5306
Author: Henry S. L. Alford and W. Dennistoun Sword
ISBN: 9781843421009
Format: 2001 N&MP Reprint of 1899 Original Edition Numerous protraits, illustrations and maps and records of the serives of the officers, pb. 336pp
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