The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudanby Winston S. Churchill
Here Sir Winston S. Churchill -- the same man who would go on to lead the free world through its darkest hours during the second world war --
The River War was Churchill's second published book after The Story of the Malakand Field Force, and originally filled two volumes with over 1000 pages in 1899. The River War was subsequently abridged to one volume in 1902.
Here Sir Winston S. Churchill -- the same man who would go on to lead the free world through its darkest hours during the second world war -- tells the tale of the Anglo-Egyptian reconquest of the Sudan. It isn't just an account of the battles and the politics; it's the story of the destiny of the people of the region: Churchill with his powerful insight tells the the war changed the fates of England, Egypt, and the Arabian peoples in northeast Africa.
- Alan Rodgers Books
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- New Edition
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- 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)
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Sir Winston has a way of relating history that brings it to life. The River War is just such an account.
This is a very interesting history book. Highly recommended.