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Omdurman

Philip Ziegler

Omdurman

by Philip Ziegler

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Published by Book Club Associates in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Omdurman, Battle of.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibl.p.234-235. - Index.

    Statement(by) Philip Ziegler.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17455506M

    Omdurman, Arabic Umm Durmān, one of the Three Towns (with Khartoum and Khartoum North), east-central ed on the bank of the main Nile River just below the confluence of the Blue and White Niles, Omdurman was an insignificant riverine village until the victory of Muḥammad Aḥmad, known as al-Mahdī, over the British in Al-Mahdī and his successor, . The death of General Gordon in Khartoum at the hand of the Dervishes serving the fanatical Mahdi is one of the most celebrated events in the history of the 19th century. Equally dramatic and colourful, but perhaps less well-known, is the extraordinary battle fourteen years later in which Kitchener avenged the murder of Gordon at Omdurman, just.

    Equally dramatic, but perhaps less well-known, is the extraordinary battle 14 years later in which Kitchener avenged the murder of Gordon at Omdurman. There are no reviews for this book. Register or Login now and you can be the first to post a review!Price: £ get this book Contents Books About: This volume on Indigenous Religions in The Library of Essays on Sexuality and Religion series focuses on indigenous religions and their attitudes towards human sexuality.

    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 ulties with boots, bullets and gunboats are described, but it is the eye-witness accounts that give full flavour to a fascinating Brand: Pen & Sword Books. Engineers of Omdurman Islamic University, Omdurman. K likes. ‎عباره عن صفحة اجتماعيه تفاعليه علميه ثقافيه تربط طلاب هندسة الكهرباءو الالكترونيات فى جامعة امدرمان الاسلامية.‎Followers: K.


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The Last Charge: The 21st Lancers and the Battle of Omdurman 2 September by Terry A. Brighton and Douglas N. Anderson | Feb 1, out of 5 stars 2.

This book is a necessary companion to Churchill's "River War, Reconquest of the Sudan". Omdurman is important for being an early battle decided by the machine gun.

Also one of the last battles fought between new technology and old. Also a great treatise that shows planning Omdurman book logistics will handily beat "religious fervor"/5(8). Battle of Omdurman, (Sept. 2, ), decisive military engagement in which Anglo-Egyptian forces, under Major General Sir Herbert Kitchener (later Lord Kitchener), defeated the army of the Muslim Mahdists, led by ʿAbd Allāh, who had dominated Sudan since their capture of Khartoum in For the British, victory avenged the death of their.

Omdurman book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Personal accounts of a legendary battle seen through the eyes of Private George T /5(1). Further along in his book, he reflected thoughtfully on the whole business of war, and the valor of both sides.

I have tried to gild war, and to solace myself for the loss of dear and gallant friends, with the thought that a soldier’s death for a cause that he believes in will count for much, whatever may be beyond this world.

Omdurman was one of the great desert battles of the Victorian era which concluded the conquest of the Dervish Empire, and avenged the death of General Gordon at Khartoum.

This dramatic conflict witnessed hordes of native warriors set against British discipline and firepower, gunboats on the Nile, a dramatic cavalry charge and Kitchener, the.

Omdurman by Philip Ziegler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Omdurman by Ziegler, Philip - AbeBooks Passion for books. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Omdurman, Battle of, Omdurman, Sudan, Sudan -- Omdurman. More like this: User lists; Similar Items. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm. Contents: Prologue --The years of preparation --The grand advance --The final march --"There will be a battle" --The day of the gunboats --The eve of battle --The assault on El Egeiga --"A close shave for the camel corps" --The charge of the 21st Lancers --Macdonald's brigade.

The British and Egyptian victory over the Khalifa’s Dervishes, fought on 2nd Septemberthat conquered the Sudan and made Kitchener a British national hero. Charge of the 21st Lancers at the Battle of Omdurman on 2nd September picture by Harry Payne. The previous battle of the War in Egypt and the Sudan is the Battle of Atbara.

In concise detail, the author shows how Omdurman was a superb example of logistics in warfare. First-hand accounts from both sides help the reader to understand all the horrors and glory of that day including the famous charge of the 21st Lancers, often called the last great cavalry charge of the British : The History Press.

This volume tells the story of the conquest of the Dervish Empire, culminating at Omdurman in : one of the great desert battles in the imperial drama of the Victorian era.

This dramatic conflict witnessed hordes of native warriors set against British discipline and firepower, gunboats Pages: The battle took place at Kerreri, 11km north of Omdurman in the Sudan.

Kitchener commanded a force of 8, British regulars and a mixed force of 17, Sudanese and Egyptian soldiers. He arrayed his force in an arc around the village of Egeiga close to the bank of the Nile, where a gunboat flotilla waited in support, facing a wide, flat plain with hills rising to the left and right.

Omdurman. - Item Preview obscured and cut text inherent from the book. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set trent Foldoutcount 0 Identifier omdurmanzieg Identifier-ark ark://tcx8v InvoicePages: Omdurman book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This volume tells the story of the conquest of the Dervish Empire, cul /5. Product Information. Kitchener, by John Pollock, is the biography of Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl of Kitchener of Khartoum,the victor of Omdurman and a man who, at the turn of the last century, caught the popular imagination of the people of Britain.'.

Below is an excerpt from chapter 9, detailing the fighting at the village of Abu Hamed in early August and the continued struggle to move gunboats up the Nile toward Omdurman.

THE VILLAGE OF ABU HAMED straggles along the bank of the Nile, and consists of a central mass of mud houses, intersected by a network of winding lanes and alleys, about Author: Ehoward. Condition: Good. A few small marks to the page edges. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers.

Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Buy Omdurman by Philip Ziegler online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. A documentary of Kitchener's march on the Sudan and his spectacular battle against the dervishes in retaliation for the murder of General Gordon.

Ziegler's intent is ""to describe the battle in such a way that the reader will know something of what it was like to be there, what it felt like"" rather than to offer a political or social study. But occasionally he permits himself to.

The Battle of Omdurman cost the Mahdists a stunning 9, killed, 13, wounded, and 5, captured. Kitchener's losses were a mere 47 dead and wounded. The victory at Omdurman concluded the campaign to retake Sudan and Khartoum was quickly reoccupied.The charge of the 21st Lancers in September was one of the last full-scale cavalry charges of the British Army.

The battle took place km. (four miles) outside Omdurman, just north of Khartoum and marked the culmination of Major-General Sir Horatio Herbert (later Field Marshal, 1st Earl) Kitchener's campaign for the re-conquest of the.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 ulties with boots, bullets and gunboats are described, but it is the eye-witness accounts that give full flavour to a fascinating .