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Kut: The Death of an Army.


Review by Timothy Heck. Kut’s tragedy rings out as “the most abject capitulation in Britain's military history."  Given British defeat at Yorktown in 1781 and the 1942 surrender of Singapore, this is quite a claim for a battle on the periphery of the Great War. Led into defeat by General Charles Townshend, British forces, including a large Indian …

'Crisis at Kut, December 1915 to April 1916' with Alan Wakefield


Alan Wakefield will give a talk on the Crisis at Kut, December 1915 to April 1916. Having worked as a curator at the National Maritime Museum and RAF Museum, Alan qualified with an MA in Museum Studies from University College London. Between 2000 and 2010 he was employed as a curator in the Photograph Archive of the Imperial War Museum.  Alan cur…