WWI

The Sideshow Defeat, Kut 1916.

1916 is the year of the Battle of the Somme and the maritime Battle of Jutland. However, at the same time elsewhere in the world, in Mesopotamia, a forgotten British-Indian garrison surrendered to the Turkish Army. The town of Kut-al-Amara had been under siege for nearly five months and on 29 April 1916, 13,000 soldiers

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