Wingate Pasha: The Life of General Sir Francis Reginald Wingate 1861-1953

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Wingate Pasha is the first biography of an eminent Scottish soldier-statesman who contributed much to the development of the Sudan and Egypt during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It tells the story of a man from an impoverished background with a rudimentary education who nonetheless mastered several foreign languages including Arabic. In 1884, Wingate joined the expeditionary force to relieve Khartoum, which arrived two days too late, General Gordon having been murdered. As Kitchener's Military Intelligence Officer ...

Wingate Pasha: The Life of General Sir Francis Reginald Wingate 1861-1953 2011, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848845312

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