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River War, The

by Winston S. Churchill

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - Other,
  • History / Military / Other

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8491968M
    ISBN 101421915197
    ISBN 109781421915197
    OCLC/WorldCa228847138

    Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books View eBook. Get this book in print The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan Winston Spencer Churchill Limited preview - The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the.   The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan is an book written by historian Winston Churchill while he was still an officer in the British army. Technology: Churchill comments at length on the mechanization of war with use of the telegraph, railroad, and a new generation of weaponry.

    The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan by Winston S. Churchill. Regarded as one of the greatest statesmen and political strategists of the twentieth century, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also lauded for his strengths as a military thinker. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, Hardcover. This is the first printing of the bibliographically significant edition of Churchill's second book in the scarce original dust jacket. Originally published in , The River War recounts Churchill's experiences and reflections concerning British involvement in .

    Written by Churchill when he was a young Calvary Officer and on the way back from Campaigns in the Sudan, "The River War" shows the marks of greatness were with him early. This is a book well worth the time on several levels. One. It is a good read. Two. While penned in the early 20th Century, the geographical setting and the situational 4/5(38). The River War by Winston Churchill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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River War, The by Winston S. Churchill Download PDF EPUB FB2

The River War was Churchill's second published book and, according to biographer Paul Johnson, his best. I have read The Second World War and The History of the English Speaking Peoples, and I agree with by: Winston Churchill's "The River War" is a well written first hand account of the Anglo-Egyptian Army campaign to re-conquer the Sudan.

Although this narrative was written over years ago there are many parallels between Churchill's experience and current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.4/5(52). Sir Winston Churchill's writing style is easy to read. He tells it like it was.

"The River War" is about Africa and the Upper Nile region in the late 's. While the cowboys were winning the American West, there were wars going on along the Nile that were vast in scope and 4/5(22).

First published in and revised for the edition by its author Winston Churchill, this history of the River War in Sudan vividly chronicles the military campaign that altered the destinies of England, Egypt, and the Arabian peoples in northeast Africa/5().

The most impressive of these books, The River War tells the story of Britain’s arduous and risky campaign to reconquer the Sudan at the end of the nineteenth century. More than half a century of subjection to Egypt had ended a decade earlier when Sudanese Dervishes rebelled against foreign rule and killed Britain’s envoy Charles Gordon at his palace in Khartoum in Format: Hardcover (1).

The book is of The book interest as Churchill was an eye-witness to River War of the events, being an officer in the 21st Lancers. Particularly fascinating is his account of a cavalry charge at Omdurman, in which he participated.

Britain was fortunate he made it alive to the Second World War/5(3). The book The River War was Churchill's second published book and, according to biographer Paul Johnson, his best. I have read The Second World War and The History of the English Speaking Peoples, and I /5(). THE RIVER WAR An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan ( edition) By Winston S.

Churchill. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan by Winston Churchill - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: River at War is the story of Miriam, the daughter of Iona, the main protagonist in Jean's first book River River Raupo Rye.

Miriam is now an adolescent, strong minded, resolute and loving, reaching maturity in the troubled times of the Second World War. When war breaks out life in Sedgely changes for everyone.5/5. This is Volume 1 of the first edition of Winston Churchill's River War and Reconquest of the Soudan.

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The effects are apparent in many by: The most impressive of these books, The River War tells the story of Britain’s arduous and risky campaign to reconquer the Sudan at the end of the nineteenth century. More than half a century of subjection to Egypt had ended a decade earlier when Sudanese Dervishes rebelled against foreign rule and killed Britain’s envoy Charles Gordon at his palace in Khartoum in The River War: An Account of the Re-Conquest of the Soudan (Lost Treasures Series) User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Churchill wrote this account of the campaign at Omdurman in Arabia in when he was still soldiering for the queen. It was his first major historical work and is still considered one of his most riveting.

Read full. The River War was Churchill's second book, preceded only by The Story of the Malakand Field Force (), "2, copies published on 6 November " (Woods). It includes, of course, his account of the charge of the 21st Lancers, to whom he was attached, at Omdurman on 2 Septemberdescribed by the old Dictionary of National Biography as "that last cavalry charge of the dying century".

The River War by Winston Churchill. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles.

Download the ebook in a format below. This catalog page is provided by The Online Books Page, and the literature by Project Gutenberg. He also had a position as war correspondent for the Morning Post, and on his return to England he used his notes to compose this book.

First Page: Text File produced by Ronald J. Goodden. THE RIVER WAR. An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan ( edition) By Winston S. Churchill. CONTENTS: Chapter I. The Rebellion of the Mahdi II.5/5(1). Written by Churchill when he was a young Calvary Officer and on the way back from Campaigns in the Sudan, "The River War" shows the marks of greatness were with him early.

This is a book well worth the time on several levels.5/5(5). Description of the book "The River War": From to Egypt ruled the Soudan. Her rule was not kindly, wise, or profitable.

Its aim was to exploit, not to improve the local population. The miseries of the people were aggravated rather than lessened: but they were concealed. Road to Victory takes up the story of "Churchill's War" at the moment where Finest Hour ended, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7,and carries it.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan by Winston Churchill - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.The Rivers of War is a alternate history novel by American writer Eric Flint. The book was originally published in hardcover as simply The Rivers of War.

Inthe text was made available at the Baen Free : Eric Flint.