By: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan
When the self-proclaimed Mahdi (“Guided One”) gathered Islamic forces and kicked the Anglo-Egyptians out of the Sudan, he unleashed a backlash. With the image of the heroic General Charles Gordon dying at Khartoum, the British public was ready to support a war to reclaim the lost territories. And when the political time was right, a British-Egyptian-Sudanese expedition led by the redoubtable Herbert Kitchener set out to do just that.The river involved was the Nile. For millennia, its annual flood has made habitable a slender strip, though hundreds of miles of deserts, between its tributaries and its delta...
A Traveller in War-Time
This is a collection of a series of journalistic articles written during his travels throughout WWI era Europe that Churchill — the American author, not the famed British statesman — published in 1917; the book version came out in 1918. The writing is sharp, straightforward, and rarely sentimental, with loads of local color and occasional humor.
|Complete Works of Winston Churchill
|The Story of the Malakand Field Force An Episode of Frontier War
|Liberalism and the Social Problem
|London to Ladysmith via Pretoria
|The Inside of the Cup
|Mr. Crewe's Career
|A Modern Chronicle
|The Dwelling Place of Light
|An essay on the American contribution and the democratic idea