Alex Macdonald & Bennet Burleigh Too Late for Gordon and Khartoum: a Newspaper Correspondent’s Experiences of the Nile Expedition 1884-5 by Alex Macdonald & The Battles of Abu Klea & Abu Kru: a Correspondent’s Report of Fighting in the “Squares” by Bennet Burleigh Two special correspondents during the war in the Sudan
The profession of war correspondent has always been a perilous one. Fortunately for students of the military history of the early Victorian er..
Charles Royle The British Army at War in North Africa During the 19th Century The British Empire at war in the deserts of Egypt and the Sudan
This special Leonaur edition combines into a single volume two works concerning the campaigns of the British Army in Egypt and the Su..
Rudolf C. Slatin Pasha Personal Recollections of Both Fighting and Serving the Mahdists During the Later 19th Century An epic first hand account of high adventure
The Victorian age was notable for the appearance of gentleman soldiers of fortune in the imperial world and there could be no more exotic and exceptiona..
Archibald Forbes The Seven Years War in Europe, the French and Indian War, Colonial American Frontier and the Caribbean, the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the Ashanti War and the Nile Expedition--1729-1888 The first 150 years of one of the British Army’s most renowned regiments
Archibald Forbes was a notable author, journalist and special correspondent during the British colonial wars of the Victoria..
Edward Gleichen The ‘Gordon Relief Expedition’ Against the Mahdists, Sudan, 1885 'The sand of the desert is sodden red
The Gatling's jammed and the colonel dead'
This is a fascinating memoir of the early career of a prominent British soldier of the late 19th and early 20th cen..
Demetrius Charles Boulger The Career of Gordon of Khartoum A great British soldier
This is the biography of one of the most famous soldiers of the Victorian age—Major-General Charles Gordon. Certainly he is now known as Gordon of Khartoum, but highly regar..
C. R. B. Barrett On Campaign During the Canadian Rebellion, the Indian Mutiny, the Sudan, Matabeleland, Mashonaland and the Boer War
Volume 3: 1818-1914 A cavalry regiment during the Victorian Age
This is the third volume in C. R. B. Barrett's monumental history of a famous cavalry regiment of the British Army—the 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars. Volume ..
W. H. G. Kingston The Wars, Campaigns, Regiments and Soldiers of the British & Indian Armies During the Victorian Era, 1839-1898 The men and events that turned the map 'red' for the Queen Empress
This is an excellent and readable account of the British and Imperial Armies at war during the great years of Empire. Accessible a..
Bennet Burleigh A Special Correspondent’s View of the Reconquest of the Sudan by British and Egyptian Forces under Kitchener—1898 The campaign to overthrow Mahdism as witnessed by a British journalist
The rise of Mahdism entered British consciousness as the fanatical followers of the man and his faith swept into Khartoum in 1..