Published February 8, 2006
by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||316|
This a fascinating account of the River War including a personal account of the final decisive battle at Omdurman that Churchill fought in. Except for the deletion of the preface, this is a complete reprint of the second edition including maps that runs to pages/5(). 8 rows Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Cited by: The Sioux Indian Wars: from the Powder River to the Little Big Horn. . by Cyrus Brady and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It was a grey day in January when I discovered that my leather-bound copy of The River War, one of thirty-four volumes of the Collected Works of Sir Winston S. Churchill that I had recently purchased, was but an abridgment.
This is Volume 1 of the first edition of Winston Churchill's River War and Reconquest of the Soudan. I apologize for the different tone of some pages; we had to carefully photograph even pages, then odd, and the ambient light in the room changed over the hours. I was too exhausted to re-do the project. Reading "War On The River: A Swift Boat Sailor's Chronicle of the Battle for the Mekong Delta" by Navy veteran and author Weymouth D. Symmes - also did that same thing. His book however, is much more than a tale of swift boats in action in Nam. It tells a coming-of-age story that captures the emotions and spirit of those young s: The River War by Winston S. Churchill ratings, average rating, 54 reviews The River War Quotes Showing of 25 “How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries!Cited by: The River War recounts Churchill's experiences and perspective on British involvement in the Sudan. The text is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. Mohammed Ahmed was a messianic Islamic leader in central and northern Sudan in the final decades of the 19th century.
Written by Churchill when he was a young Calvary Officer and on the way back from Campaigns in the Sudan, "The River War" shows the marks of greatness were with him early. This is a book well worth the time on several levels/5(41). The River War. An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan. By. Winston Churchill. (3 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader/5(3). In the account of the River War the Nile is naturally supreme. It is the great melody that recurs throughout the whole opera. The general purposing military operations, the statesman who would decide upon grave policies, and the reader desirous of studying the course and results of either, must think of the Nile. It is the life of the lands through. In Churchill’s The River War, readers will have no difficulty in understanding why Churchill was eventually awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. This great, long-neglected work is, like Thucydides’ history, a prose epic. His subjects include the Nile and its .