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Townshend of Chitral and Kut

Erroll Sherson

Townshend of Chitral and Kut

based on the diaries and private papers of Major-General Sir Charles Vere Townshend, K.C.B., D.S.O..

by Erroll Sherson

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Townshend, Charles, -- Sir, -- 1861-1924.

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    Open LibraryOL13982072M

    Charles Townshend achieved international fame, as a captain, when he commanded the besieged garrison at Chitral (now Pakistan) in As a result, he became known as 'Chitral Charlie'. Decorated by Queen Victoria and lionized by the British public, his passage up through the Army was assured and, in , he was given command on 6th Indian. Sending his cavalry away, Townshend settled down in Kut as he had two decades earlier at Chitral to await relief, meanwhile effectively blocking access to the Shatt-al-Hai and the lower Tigris. By his initial estimate, he had a bit more than two months’ worth of food at hand. That should have been more than enough.

    Charles Townshend achieved international fame, as a captain, when he commanded the besieged garrison at Chitral (now Pakistan) in As a result, he became known as ‘Chitral Charlie’.Decorated by Queen Victoria and lionized by the British. Email this Article Chitral Expedition.

    Chitral Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Major General Charles Townshend by N S Nash. Charles Townshend achieved international fame, as a captain, when he commanded the besieged garrison at Chitral (now Pakistan) in Townshend of Chitral and Kut: based on the diaries and private papers of Major-General Sir Charles Vere Townshend by Erroll Sherson: Townshend of Kut. A biography of Major-General Sir Charles Townshend K.C.B., D.S.O. by A. J. Barker: With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia, by One Of Its Officers.


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Erroll Sherson has fulfilled a difficult task with much. The story of Charles 'Chitral Charlie' Townshend is an enthralling tale detailing a unique and turbulent military career. Townshend prematurely achieved hero status as a young captain - his decoration by Queen Victoria for his role commanding the besieged garrison at Chitral in gained him both his nickname and the adulation of the British Price: £   Sherson, Erroll.

Townshend of Chitral and Kut. London: William Heinemann Ltd., []. £20 First edition. 8vo. [xvi], ; 8 plates; embrowning to endpapers, long quotation from Lawrence. Townshend Of Chitral And Kut: Erroll Sherson: Books - Skip to main content.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in. Compra online entre un amplio catálogo de productos en la tienda g: Chitral. The story of Major General Charles Townshend whose career was defined by two sieges: the heroic defence of Chitral inand the humiliating capitulation to the Turks at Kut in Mesopotamia in In this fair and objective biography Brigadier asks whether Townshend’s dramatic fall from grace was justified.

TOWNSHEND OF CHITRAL AND KUT. William Heinemann. Condition: Small ink spot to head of spine (see photo.). 1" split to cloth along the edge at the bottom of the spine. Lacks front end paper. Cloth with gilt title to spine and coat-of-arms to front board. Chitral Charlie, The Rise and Fall of Major General Charles Townshend, N.

S. Nash Major General Charles Townshend was one of the more controversial British generals of the First World War. In he led a successful advance up the Tigris towards Baghdad, winning a series of impressive victories over larger Turkish armies.

InTownshend’s cousin, who authored the first biography of Townshend, Townshend of Chitral and Kut, favourably compared the defence of Kut to the earlier defence of Chitral Fort. A lifelong Francophile, Townshend died in Paris in Mayhis public profile never fully rehabilitated.Townshend of Chitral and Kut / by Erroll Sherson; based on the diaries and private papers of Major-General Sir Charles Vere Townshend, K.

C. B., D. S. O Sherson, Erroll Published by London: W. Heinemann ().