A Bad Nile

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A Bad Nile is an account of the British campaigns in the Sudan of 1884-1885, with a particular focus on the Desert and River Columns of Sir Garnet Wolseley’s unsuccessful Nile Expedition to relieve General Gordon and Khartoum.

It describes the remarkable achievement of the River Column in transporting a fighting force up a low-water Nile, and analyses in detail the Battles of El Teb, Tamai, Abu Klea, Abu Kru, Kirbekan, Hasheen and Tofrek.

Leigh Maxwell is the author of “My God – Maiwand!” and “The Ashanti Ring”

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