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By William Wright

ISBN-10: 0752450905

ISBN-13: 9780752450902

In 1882, the British invaded Egypt in an audacious warfare that gave them keep watch over of the rustic, and the Suez Canal, for greater than seventy years. In 'A Tidy Little War', William Wright offers the 1st complete account of that hard-fought and hitherto ignored crusade, which was once now not approximately as 'tidy' because the British commander could later declare. utilizing unpublished records and forgotten books, together with the invention of common Sir Garnet Wolseley's diaries, Wright highlights how the Egyptian struggle, climaxing within the sunrise conflict of Tel-el-Kebir, was once altogether a close-run factor. those records supply an fascinating viewpoint of the General's dealing with of the battle and his dating along with his warfare employees. The battle was once the foremost mixed providers operation of the overdue Victorian period, it observed the Royal military sail into conflict for the final time in its previous glory and the publication has the 1st complete account of the Bombardment of Alexandria.

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