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By William Wright

In 1882, the British invaded Egypt in an audacious battle that gave them regulate 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 missed 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 utilizing unpublished records and forgotten books, together with the invention of common Sir Garnet Wolseley's diaries, Wright highlights how the Egyptian conflict, climaxing within the sunrise conflict of Tel-el-Kebir, was once altogether a close-run factor. those files provide an exciting standpoint of the General's dealing with of the battle and his courting along with his struggle employees. The conflict used to be the foremost mixed providers operation of the overdue Victorian period, it observed the Royal army sail into conflict for the final time in its previous glory and the e-book has the 1st complete account of the Bombardment of Alexandria.

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