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Omdurman.

Author: John Meredith
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Personal accounts of a legendary battle seen through the eyes of Private George Teigh and Lieutenant Samuel FitzGibbon Cox amongst others. Both the Private and the Officer kept diaries, both recorded the same events, but with vastly differing views. Difficulties with boots, bullets and gunboats are described, but it is the eye-witness accounts that give full flavour to a fascinating campaign, which saw the last full  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meredith, John.
Omdurman.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©1990
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Meredith
ISBN: 9781783837533 1783837535
OCLC Number: 881607836
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Prologue; I The Years of Preparation; II The Grand Advance; III The Final March; IV 'There will be a Battle'; V The Day of the Gunboats; VI The Eve of Battle; VII The Assault on El Egeiga; VIII 'A Close Shave for the Camel Corps'; IX The Charge of the 21st Lancers; X Macdonald's Brigade Stands Firm; XI To the Walls of the Citadel; XII Flight of a Demi-God; XIII 'Surely now he is Avenged'; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; List of Illustrations and Maps; Index.

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Personal accounts of a legendary battle seen through the eyes of Private George Teigh and Lieutenant Samuel FitzGibbon Cox amongst others. Both the Private and the Officer kept diaries, both recorded the same events, but with vastly differing views. Difficulties with boots, bullets and gunboats are described, but it is the eye-witness accounts that give full flavour to a fascinating campaign, which saw the last full cavalry charge.

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