Title DEATH OF AN ARMY Siege of Kut, Iraq 1915-1916 [T.E. LAWRENCE]
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970
Seller ID 000517
DEATH OF AN ARMY - THE SIEGE OF KUT 1915-1916 by Ronald Millar Contents: Little known, but dramatic battle in the Middle East campaign of World War I. It took place in the Mesopotamian (now Iraq) village of Kut when Turkish troops launched attacks and started a five-month siege of Kut and an Anglo-Indian army, in which 30,000 British and Indian soldiers were lost. T.E. Lawrence and Aubrey Herbert were sent to Kut to unsuccessfully bribe the Turkish commander to lift the siege. O'Brien: F0738. Book Description: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. 1st American edition in original dust jacket. Decorative orange cloth hardcover. Measures 9" x 5-3/4" wide. 323 pp. Illustrated with images and maps. Condition: Overall, book in very good condition. Price clipped dust jacket now has crystal-clear archival dj cover. Not ex-library, book club edition, or written in by their previous owner.