MAD MULLAH OF SOMALILAND

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The best contemporary account of the rise, pursuit and final defeat of Sayyid Muhammad `Abd Allah al-Hasan, known to the British as the “Mad Mullah,” and his Dervish forces. Religious war in Somalia. The author was Secretary to the Administration, Somaliland 1916-21, accompanied the British Mission to the Coronation of Empress Zauditu of Abyssinia in 1917, and was Officer in Charge of HQ Services, Somaliland Expeditionary Force, 1921.