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The Journals of Major-Gen. C. G. Gordon, C. B., at Kartoum


by Charles George Gordon , Alfred Egmont Hake Publication date 1885 Publisher K. Paul, Trench & co.

It all started in August 1X84. Cieneral Charles George Gordon and his garrison had been under siege for six months in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum. Attempts to lift the siege hy forces sent overland would be too difficult and costly, hut the British War Office hit on a bold plan: it would send a strong force of soldiers, sailors and marines up the Nile to attack the fanatical Mahdi and his army of dervishes surrounding Khartoum.



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