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‘4. Shaikh Saad and Kut-Al-Amara. Battle of Shaikh Saad 5th to 7th January 1916’ [‎17r] (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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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Simla Drawing Office,
No. 3933, March 1925.
Scale 1 inch =2 miles.

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Heliozincographed at the Survey of India Offices, Dehra Dun. Simla Drawing Office, No. 3933, 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 between 5th and 7th January 1916. Shows the location of troops, trenches and lines of advance with positions of headquarters indicated by symbols and explained in a key at the upper right hand corner. 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: 367 x 655 mm, on sheet 470 x 721 mm

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English in Latin script
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‘4. Shaikh Saad and Kut-Al-Amara. Battle of Shaikh Saad 5th to 7th January 1916’ [‎17r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/72/2, f 17, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 2 October 2023]

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