Warfare in March

Baghdad 1917 World War I (Mesopotamia)

Anglo-Indian General Sir Frederick Maude recaptured the Tigris city of Kut-al-Amara, then advanced upriver against Baghdad with 42,000 infantry, 4,000 cavalry and 174 guns. After at- tempting to hold entrenchments across the Diyala, outnumbered Turkish commander Khalil Pasha withdrew north from Baghdad through Mush- ahida and Istabulat

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