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Anonymous

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Creation Date

1916

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General view of the city of Kut-al-Amara where 8,070 British and Indian troops on the verge of starvation surrendered to Turkish forces in April 1916. The loss of this Anglo-Indian force was a major Allied defeat in Mesopotamia and provided the Turks with a large influx of prisoners.

Keywords

Turkey, Kut-al-Amara, Capture

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