William Wright's A Tidy Little War: The British Invasion of Egypt 1882 PDF

By William Wright

In 1882, the British invaded Egypt in an audacious conflict that gave them keep an eye on 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 no longer approximately as 'tidy' because the British commander might later declare. utilizing unpublished files and forgotten books, together with the invention of basic Sir Garnet Wolseley's diaries, Wright highlights how the Egyptian conflict, climaxing within the sunrise conflict of Tel-el-Kebir, used to be altogether a close-run factor. those files provide an exciting point of view of the General's dealing with of the battle and his courting along with his struggle employees. The warfare was once the key mixed prone operation of the past due Victorian period, it observed the Royal army sail into conflict for the final time in its previous glory and the booklet has the 1st complete account of the Bombardment of Alexandria.

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