TITLE

A century ago at Omdurman, Osman Digna scored a small

AUTHOR(S)
Goodwin, Charles H.
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Aug98, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the Battle of Omdurman on September 2, 1898. Significance of the battle on Great Britain's reconquest of the Sudan; Information on Mahdist leader Uthman ibn Bakr Dignai, called Osman Digna by the British; Details on the trap set by Osman Digna.
ACCESSION #
841093

 

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