'Critical Study of the Campaign in Mesopotamia up to April 1917: Part I - Report'

IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/1

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The record is made up of 1 volume (208 folios). It was created in 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The volume is Critical Study of the Campaign in Mesopotamia up to April 1917. Compiled by officers of the Staff College, Quetta, October-November 1923. Part I - Report (Calcutta: Government of India Press, 1925). The volume is published by the General Staff Army Headquarters, India.

The volume is divided into twenty-five chapters, which cover the whole campaign in detail from December 1914 to April 1917, including the origins of the campaign; the British advance on Baghdad-Ctesiphon; operations at Kut [Al-Kūt]; the capture of Baghdad; and general reflections on the campaign.

The volume includes nineteen photographic illustrations.

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1 volume (208 folios)
Arrangement

There is a table of contents on folio 4. The volume also contains a list of illustrations (f 6) and list of maps and sketches that appear in Part II [IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/2] (f 5). There is an index to the volume between ff 205-208.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover and terminates at 210 on the inside back cover. The numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. This is the sequence used to determine the order of pages.

Pagination: there is also an original printed pagination sequence numbered 2-361 (ff 8-208).

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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 Documents collected in a private capacity.
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IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/1

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1925 (CE, Gregorian)

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