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Author McGuirk, Russell H., 1946-

Title The Sanusi's little war : the amazing story of a forgotten conflict in the Western Desert, 1915-1917 / Russell McGuirk.

Published London : Arabian Pub., 2007.

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 UniM Bail  962.04 MCGU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 332 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction 1 -- Prologue: The Tara incident, November 1915 5 -- Part I -- 1 Sanusiyya 19 -- 2 Bimbashi Royle 39 -- 3 Egypt, 1914 51 -- 4 "Senoussi is at Sollum...all looks favourable." 56 -- 5 Baron Max von Oppenheim 69 -- 6 Turks attack the Suez Canal 78 -- 7 Ottoman missions to the Sanusi 88 -- 8 German missions to the Sanusi 99 -- 9 Gallipoli and the downturn in British-Sanusi relations 107 -- Part II -- 10 Arrival and disappearance of HMS Tara 125 -- 11 November 1915: the Sanusi invade Egypt 133 -- 12 Wadi Senab 157 -- 13 Captivity: 5-26 November 1915 176 -- 14 Christmas 1915 and the Battle of Wadi Majid 186 -- 15 Arrival at Bir Hakim 199 -- 16 Halazin 205 -- 17 Battle of al-'Aqaqir 213 -- 18 Facing starvation 228 -- 19 Sollum reoccupied 238 -- 20 Rescue 247 -- 21 Long road to Akramah 259.
Subject Sanūsī, Aḥmad al-Sharīf, 1867-1933.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Egypt -- Western Desert.
Turco-Italian War, 1911-1912.
Senussites -- Egypt.
Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936.
Western Desert (Egypt)
ISBN 9780954477275
0954477278
9780954477271
9780954479275 (cased)
0954479270 (cased)