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Campaign In Mesopotamia, Volume IV (History of the Great War Based on…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 089839290X, Hardcover)A reprint of the first of four volumes of this British Official history of the Great War, which chronicles in great detail the combined British / Indian campaign to wrest Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), from the Turkish Empire. Volume 1 covers the Turkish province pre war, its defences and the organization of the pre-war Indian Army, the decision to invade, and the despatch of the Force 'D' to capture Basra. It then covers the advance up the two rivers, the Turkish counter-attack and its defeat, the subsequent British advance on and capture of Kut-al-Amara in October 1915. 1997 r/p of 1923 ed
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