TITLE

BRITAIN'S Bastard River War

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Robert Barr
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Military History;Oct2002, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the capture of the city of Baghdad in Iraq during World War I from the Turkish Army by a ragtag fleet of British navy vessels from 1914-1917. Art of river travel learned by the British Army; Description of the military leadership of British Captain Wilfrid Nunn; Types of naval vessels used during the capture of the city.
ACCESSION #
7172750

 

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