British in Iraq, 1915


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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 184 (September 2003), p. 8-15


The recent American and British intervention in Iraq was a brilliant military success, but Britain's first attempt at taking Baghdad ended in disaster. Ian Knight tells the full story of how in 1915 a British strike through Iraq went well initially, but then became bogged down