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Eleven Turkish Officers And 250 Men Surrender To Lieutenant Singleton.


Eleven Turkish Officers And 250 Men Surrender To Lieutenant Singleton.

At the approach of the British flotilla the Turkish forces fled, but so rapidly did the Shaitan pursue her way through the town of Amara and beyond, that she succeeded in getting into a position from which her guns commanded the line of the Turkish retreat. Then followed the rather ludicrous sight of eleven Turkish officers and 250 men laying down their arms and throwing up their hands to this pigmy improvised warship, rather than run the gauntlet of her small but well served guns. The days work resulted in the occupation of Amara, including the capture of a garrison of a thousand, and the Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the forces that had been driven from Kurnah. Lieutenant Singleton was awarded the D.S.O.
Item Code : DTE0114Eleven Turkish Officers And 250 Men Surrender To Lieutenant Singleton. - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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PRINT First World War antique black and white book plate published c.1916-18 of glorious acts of heroism during the Great War. This plate may also have text on the reverse side which does not affect the framed side. Title and text describing the event beneath image as shown.

Paper size 10.5 inches x 8.5 inches (27cm x 22cm)none13.00

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