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The First Iraq War--1914-1918: Britain's Mesopotamian Campaign

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"When Allah made Hell, " runs the Arab proverb," he did not find it bad enough, so he made Mesopotamia--and added flies. What was a British Army doing in this Godforsaken place and how had it all come about?"

A.J. Barker's masterful retelling of the story of Britain's first Iraq war in 1914 is a masterpiece of military history that provides many answers to the endless probl...more
ebook, 500 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Enigma Books (first published July 1967)
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Researching the subject to create a course. It's very informative and frankly, probably the best source of information out there concerning the Mesopotamian Campaign. For some reason, this campaign in World War I isn't a very popular subject for history books.
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