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Battle of Omdurman - When The British With 11,000 Soldiers Took On 60,000 Natives in Sudan, Losing 47 Killed - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/battle-of-omdurman-when-the-british-with-11000-soldiers-took-on-60000-natives-in-sudan-losing-47killed.html

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Battle of Omdurman, September 2, 1898. The climactic battle of the Mahdist wars, a mixed force of 25,000 British, Sudanese and Egyptian troops under the command of Herbert Kitchener defeated a much larger force of Dervishes commanded by Abdullah al-Tasshi. Most of the Dervish forces were concealed at the start of the battle, and Kitchener started to move without knowing a substantial force was still on his flank. Quick action by Hector MacDonald's Sudanese brigade saved the day.

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21lancers-The Battle of Omdurman cost the Mahdists a stunning 9,700 killed, 13,000 wounded, and 5,000 captured. Kitchener's losses were a mere 47 dead and 340 wounded. The victory at Omdurman concluded the campaign to retake Sudan and Khartoum was quickly reoccupied. Despite the victory, several officers were critical of Kitchener's handling of the battle and cited MacDonald's stand for saving the day.

Ring armor taken by the Devon Yeomanry Battalion from the hut of the Khalifa, Abdallahi Ibn Muhammad, who replaced the Sudanese Mahdi and lead the Mahdists warriors against the British army in the battle of Omdurman, Sept. 1898. The ring armor is made of steel rings sewn with leather strips on a leather and heavy fabric back. 13 X 18 inches. Very good condition. Some of the leather strips are torn. Few rings missing and two rings loose. This armor was displayed in the Devon Yeomanry museum.

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Thomas Byrne, VC. Sudan Campaign, The Battle of Omdurman 1898(Aged 31) . Private in the 21st Lancers. B Dublin 1866. D Canterbury 1944. Buried at West Gate Cemetery, Canterbury. Citation : On the 2nd September 1898,at the Battle of Omdurman, Private Byrne turned back in a charge of Lancers to assist a lieutenant of the Horse Guards who was wounded and being attacked by several dervishes, Private Byrne, despite also being wounded, attacked the dervishes, enabling the lieutenant to escape…

12th Sudanese Regimental Drum. London Maker Famous for there participation in the Battle of Omdurman

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Mahdist War: Battle of Omdurman

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Battle of Omdurman:the Second Dervish Attack and the Charge of the 21st Lancers; map by John Fawkes