New PDF release: A Tidy Little War: The British Invasion of Egypt 1882

By William Wright

ISBN-10: 0752450905

ISBN-13: 9780752450902

In 1882, the British invaded Egypt in an audacious battle that gave them regulate of the rustic, and the Suez Canal, for greater than seventy years. In 'A Tidy Little War', William Wright supplies the 1st complete account of that hard-fought and hitherto overlooked crusade, which was once now not approximately as 'tidy' because the British commander could later declare. utilizing unpublished records and forgotten books, together with the invention of normal Sir Garnet Wolseley's diaries, Wright highlights how the Egyptian warfare, climaxing within the sunrise conflict of Tel-el-Kebir, used to be altogether a close-run factor. those files provide an interesting point of view of the General's dealing with of the struggle and his courting together with his conflict employees. The warfare was once the most important mixed companies operation of the overdue Victorian period, it observed the Royal military sail into conflict for the final time in its outdated glory and the publication has the 1st complete account of the Bombardment of Alexandria.

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