CHITRAL CHARLIE The Rise and Fall of Major General Charles Townshend

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The story of Major General Charles Townshend whose career was defined by two sieges: the heroic defence of Chitral in 1895, and the humiliating capitulation to the Turks at Kut in Mesopotamia in 1916. In this fair and objective biography Brigadier N.S.Nash asks whether Townshend’s dramatic fall from grace was justified.

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