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‘16. Shaikh Saad and Kut-Al-Amara. Situation 5 a.m. 23rd February 1917’ [‎3r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 map. It was created in Mar 1925. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Heliozincographed at the Survey of India Offices, Dehra Dun. Simla Drawing Office, No. 3945, March 1925. S.D.O. 3936.

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Map of Shaikh Saad and Kut-Al-Amara [Al-Kūt] compiled from ground and air reconnaissance produced to illustrate the movements of the British and the Turkish military forces on the 23rd February 1917. Shows the location of troops, trenches and lines of advance with positions of various headquarters indicated by symbols and explained in a key at the upper right hand corner. A line of the Light Railway defences also marked.

Map overprinted with numeric reference grid.

Same base map as IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/2, f 1.

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1 map
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Scale approximately 1:125,000
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Top-left: 32° 42' 19.14" N, 45° 34' 31.69" E
Top-right: 32° 42' 19.14" N, 46° 19' 44.05" E
Bottom-left: 32° 23' 10.66" N, 45° 34' 31.69" E
Bottom-right: 32° 23' 10.66" N, 46° 19' 44.05" E
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Dimensions: 365 x 654 mm, on sheet 452 x 684 mm

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‘16. Shaikh Saad and Kut-Al-Amara. Situation 5 a.m. 23rd February 1917’ [‎3r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/2, f 3, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 20 October 2017]

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