Here Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, as Pasha, i.e. British C-in-C of the Egyptian Army.Kitchener won fame in 1898 for winning the Battle of Omdurman and securing control of the Sudan.At the beginning of WWI, as Secretary of War, he organized "Kitchener's Army," the largest volunteer army in modern history.Kitchener was killed in 1916 when the warship taking him to negotiations in Russia was sunk by a German mine.
Major-General Charles George Gordon, CB (28 January 1833 – 26 January 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British army officer and administrator. He died during the Siege of Khartoum.
Anglo-Sudan War, 1898-99: A group of Hadendowah Sudanese bearing weapons at Berber. An Egyptian military policeman stands in the foreground. Mahdi forces evacuated Berber after their defeat at Abu Hamed. Lord Kitchener's forces occupied the town on August 31 1897. These men may have been left behind by the Mahdi.
Sudanese warriors of the type which fought for the Mahdi, 1800's, nick named (fuzzy wuzzies). From 1881-85 Muhammed Ahmed proclaimed himself the Mahdi and established what could be described as the first modern Islamist state in Sudan. His fanatical followers held their own against the more advanced British, Egyptian and Ethiopian armies, and weren't defeated until 1898.
Anglo-Sudan War, 1898-99: Emir Mahmoud, leader of the Sudanese (Dervish) forces is captured at the Battle of Atbara. He is shown with a prisoner escort formed of men from the 10th Sudanese Battalion. The bloodstains on his jibba are from a bayonet wound to his left leg. Mahmoud was imprisoned at Rosetta and died in 1906.
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