Whether it’s Eckmuhl or Eggmuhl there’s no doubt that Goya’s Austrians gave the Franco-Bavarian army a bit of a rough time last Saturday. Tony and I were l...
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Link to article on the 1920 revolt
Here is a link that might be useful:
It's an article entitled "Story of the Siege of Samawah" from Blackwood's Magazine no. 211 (1922)
Absolutely thrilling read in the finest colonial style and chock full of scenario ideas. Print it out because you'll want to keep it.
The still is from "The Lost Patrol" which is vaguely set in Mesopotamia in either the 1920 revolt or the Great War. (I lifted it from some random internet site. BUY the movie because you must have it.)