Titolo: HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR: THE CAMPAIGN IN ...
Casa editrice: Naval & Military Press
(Subject: World War I - Other Theatres) The Imperial War Museum edition, reprinted by Naval & Military Press, of the the Official History of the Great War originally published by HMSO in 1923. This is the first of four volumes covering the Anglo-Indian campaign against the Turks in Mesopotamia (today's Iraq). It covers the theatre from the war's outbreak until October 1915 and includes the capture of Basra, Qurna, Amara and Kut. (Published: 2011) (Publisher: Naval & Military Press) (ISBN: 9781845749422) (Pagination: ix + 402pp with with one b&w frontispiece map & 3 illustrations) (Condition: New in card covers) UL-XXXXXX. Codice inventario libreria 28074-05
Riassunto: The first of four volumes covering the campaign in 'Mesop' (today's Iraq) that was fought mainly by Indian Army troops - only one British division was there, the 13th (Western) which arrived from Gallipoli in February 1916. This volume opens with background on the geography of the country, the pre-war political scene, the Turks, the Indian Army and the inception of the operations. The history of the campaign opens with the landing of Force 'D' in Mesopotamia in November 1914, the occupation of Basra and capture of Qurna. It covers the defeat of the Turkish counter-offensive, the capture of Amara in June 1915 and on to the Battle of Kut in September, concluding with the situation at the beginning of October 1915.
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