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The Guns of El Kebir By John Wilcox

The Guns of El Kebir by John Wilcox

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Summary

News of Ahmed Arabi's uprising against the Anglo-French suzerainty in Egypt has caused great alarm in London. The French choose not to fight and retire from the country, but the British land a force led by Sir Garnet Wolseley. This book is set during one of the most famous battles fought by the British army, the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir.

The Guns of El Kebir Summary

The Guns of El Kebir by John Wilcox

Another thrilling, action-packed adventure set during one of the most famous battles fought by the British army in the late nineteenth century, the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir. News of Ahmed Arabi's uprising against the Anglo-French suzerainty in Egypt has caused great alarm in London. The French choose not to fight and retire from the country, but the British land a force led by Sir Garnet Wolseley. He plucks out of an uneasy pastoral retirement on the Welsh borders his favourite scouts, Simon Fonthill, one time subaltern and ex-Captain in the North West Frontier's Royal Corps of Guides, and 352 Jenkins, Simon's ex-batman, servant and mentor. Fonthill and Jenkins are to venture into the desert ahead of Wolseley's hastily assembled army and observe the movements and location of the Egyptian force. But bloodshed is ahead at Tel-el-Kebir...

About John Wilcox

John Wilcox was a journalist for many years before travelling all round the world while working in industry. He is now a full-time writer.

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GOR001768652
9780755327201
0755327209
The Guns of El Kebir by John Wilcox
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
2007-01-01
352
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