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By William Wright

In 1882, the British invaded Egypt in an audacious conflict 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 missed crusade, which was once no longer approximately as 'tidy' because the British commander may later declare. utilizing unpublished files and forgotten books, together with the invention of common Sir Garnet Wolseley's diaries, Wright highlights how the Egyptian conflict, climaxing within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, used to be altogether a close-run factor. those records supply an interesting standpoint of the General's dealing with of the struggle and his dating together with his warfare employees. The struggle used to be the main mixed prone operation of the overdue Victorian period, it observed the Royal army 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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