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The Dervish attack at the Battle of Omdurman

The British and Egyptian victory over the Khalifa's Dervishes, fought on September that conquered the Sudan and made Kitchener a British national hero.

Abu Klea became famous as the battle where the so-called Fuzzy-Wuzzies - soldiers of the Hadendoa people, who got the nickname because of the peculiar bouffant hairstyle they affected - "broke the British square

Abu Klea became famous as the battle where the so-called Fuzzy-Wuzzies, soldiers of the Hadendoa people, got the nickname because of the peculiar bouffant hairstyle they affected - 'broke the British square'.

A Full page from the Illustrated London News, an illustrated weekly newspaper.

General Gatacre giving the signal to cease firing at the end of the Battle of Omdurman in 1882

General Gatacre’s disastrous defeat in Northern Cape Colony, fought on December the first battle of ‘Black Week’

Spion Kop, Boer War Battle

Boer War The Boer War, from 1899 to was a conflict between Great Britain and the Boers, or Dutch settlers , in South Africa.

British Nile Gunboat attempts to rescue General Gordon in Khartoum.

British Nile Gunboat attempts to rescue General Gordon in Khartoum.

A rare photograph of a group of Gurkha soldiers from the 1st Gurkha rifles during the famous Indian Mutiny or Great Sepoy Rebellion (1857-1858). So, it makes it one of the oldest known photographs taken of Nepalis (Or Gurkhas). Date photographed: c.1857-1858 | The first Gurkha Regiments were incorporated into the British army in about 1816. The Nusseree Battalion later became the 1st Gurkha rifles.

A group of Gurkha soldiers with their British officer, taken by Felice Beato during the Indian Mutiny The first Gurkha Regiments were incorporated into the British army in about The Nusseree Battalion later became the Gurkha Rifles.

The Tomb of the Mahdi after bombardment from British gunboats during the battle of Omdurman 1898.

The tomb of the Mahdi after bombardment from British gunboats during the battle of Omdurman

Cape Mounted Rifles with maxim machine guns at Penhoek.  The railway telegraph clerk failed to send the order for the unit to join Gatacre’s force for the Battle of Stormberg on 9th December 1899

Cape Mounted Rifles with maxim machine guns at Penhoek. The railway telegraph clerk failed to send the order for the unit to join Gatacre’s force for the Battle of Stormberg on December 1899

Egyptian colonial officials who governed the Sudan. Soldiers in the Mahdi's army wore patched tunics that were intended to invoke vows of Islamic holy poverty and to unify the diverse regional and ethnic factions in the war against Egypt and England. The colored patches, which were cut from the enemy's uniforms and supplies, also commemorate the army's victories. Because of the smaller size of this tunic it may have been the parade uniform of a commander's son

governed the Sudan. Soldiers in the Mahdi's army wore patched tunics .

Illustrated London News

"Illustrated London News", surge em 1842 o jornal semanal e o primeiro ilustrado .

Sidearms In the British Indian Army 1870 - Yahoo Image Search Results

The soldiers of the Indian army who constitute the Viceroy of India's bodyguard. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

Charge at Omdurman

The Mahdist War (also called the Mahdist Revolt) was a colonial war of the late century. It was fought between the Mahdist Sudanese and.

hand colored newspaper etching of THE BATTLE OF ABOU KLEA: REPULSE OF THE ARAB CHARGE

hand colored newspaper etching of THE BATTLE OF ABOU KLEA: REPULSE OF THE ARAB CHARGE

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