The River War

The River War

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by Winston S. Churchill
     
 

Nearly 100 years ago -- in 1898 -- the British sent an expeditionary force under General Kitchener to the Sudan to avenge General Gordon and put down a rebellion led by the Khalifa Abdullah. Kitchener's army closed with Abdullah at Omdurman; the results were an early version of Desert Storm.

Riding in Kitchener's calvary was a young subaltern, Winston Churchill, who

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Nearly 100 years ago -- in 1898 -- the British sent an expeditionary force under General Kitchener to the Sudan to avenge General Gordon and put down a rebellion led by the Khalifa Abdullah. Kitchener's army closed with Abdullah at Omdurman; the results were an early version of Desert Storm.

Riding in Kitchener's calvary was a young subaltern, Winston Churchill, who had come to write as well as fight. Even at a young age Churchill exuded authority, and this book, which made him famous, has become a classic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598184259
Publisher:
Alan Rodgers Books
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Sales rank:
1,152,149
Product dimensions:
0.66(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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