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The life of Field Marshal Lord Roberts

Author: Rodney Atwood
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Military history
Biography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2014021252
Named Person: Frederick Sleigh Roberts Roberts, Earl; Frederick Sleigh Roberts Roberts, Earl
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Atwood
ISBN: 1780937075 9781780937076
OCLC Number: 895712673
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 351 pages .)
Contents: A visit to Lord Roberts --
Irish and Indian beginnings --
1857 --
Marriage and staff service --
War in afghanistan --
"One equal temper of heroic hearts" --
In command at Madras --
Commander-in-chief India --
From Bengal to Southampton via forty-one years in India --
Turning the tide of war in South Africa and failing to finish it --
Good work for army and empire --
Trying to arouse his countrymen --
Epilogue: Armageddon.
Responsibility: Rodney Atwood.

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