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The Secrets of a Kuttite An Authentic Story of Kut, Adventures in Captivity and Stamboul Intrigue

By Edward O. Mousley
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  • THE SECRETS OF A KUTTITE
  • THE SECRETS OF A KUTTITE
    • AN AUTHENTIC STORY OF KUT, ADVENTURES IN CAPTIVITY AND STAMBOUL INTRIGUE
    • CAPTAIN E. O. MOUSLEY, R.F.A.
    • THE TREK
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS
    • PART I
    • TO THE FALL OF KUT, APRIL 29TH, 1916
  • THE SECRETS OF A KUTTITE
    • CHAPTER I
    • EN ROUTE FROM HYDERABAD TO MESOPOTAMIA—VOYAGE UP THE TIGRIS
    • CHAPTER II
    • WITH THE SIXTH DIVISION AFTER CTESIPHON—THE RETREAT AND ACTION AT UM-AL-TABUL
    • CHAPTER III
    • WE REACH KUT—BEGINNING OF THE SIEGE—THE CHRISTMAS ASSAULT
    • CHAPTER IV
    • RELIEF DELAYED—FLOODS—LIFE DURING THE SIEGE
    • CHAPTER V
    • GENERAL AYLMER'S ATTEMPT—MORE FLOODS—PRESSURE OF THE SIEGE—PREPARATIONS FOR RELIEF—FAILURE—LIFE IN A SIEGE MESS
    • CHAPTER VI
    • THE LAST DAYS OF KUT—SICKNESS—DEATH—SURRENDER
    • PART II
    • THE TREK. KASTAMUNI
    • CHAPTER VII
    • THE THIRD CAPTIVITY—BAGHDAD—THE DESERT MARCH OF THE SICK COLUMN—WE REACH RAS-EL-AIN
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • CHAPTER IX
    • LIFE IN KASTAMUNI—THE FIRST SUMMER, 1916
    • CHAPTER X
    • WINTER—OUR "SELF-MADE" ORCHESTRA
    • CHAPTER XI
    • EXTRACTS AND PHOTOS FROM "SMOKE," THE KASTAMUNI "PUNCH"
      • I. The Ship.
      • II. The Escape.
      • III. The Flight.
      • IV. Lost.
    • I. The Ship.
    • II. The Escape.
    • III. The Flight.
    • IV. Lost.
    • CHAPTER XII
    • SPRING—PLOTS TO ESCAPE—BETRAYAL—ESCAPE OF OTHERS—I AM SENT TO STAMBOUL FOR HOSPITAL
    • PART III
    • STAMBOUL AND BRUSA
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • PSAMATIA (STAMBOUL)—STARVATION AND NEGLECT IN HOSPITAL AND GARRISON—PLOTS TO ESCAPE BY THE BOSPHORUS—I ORGANIZE ESCAPE FROM PSAMATIA THROUGH THE HEART OF STAMBOUL—STORM AND WRECK ON SEA OF MARMORA—RETURN
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • DISCOVERY OF THE LETTER—BRUSA—COURT-MARTIAL—LIFE IN A STAMBOUL PRISON—POLITICS AND INTRIGUE
    • CHAPTER XV
    • BRUSA AGAIN—CHANGE ON WESTERN FRONT—STAMBOUL BEFORE THE END—POLITICAL MANŒUVRING—THE PRINCE SUBAHEDDINE—THE UNION AND PROGRESS PARTY
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • I LEAVE STAMBOUL ON A MISSION EN ROUTE FOR THE FLEET—MEET THE PRINCE'S DELEGATE AT SMYRNA—FREE!—WITH THE ENTENTE FLEET AT MUDROS BEFORE ENTERING THE DARDANELLES
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • I LEAVE MUDROS WITH DESPATCHES FOR ROME, PARIS, AND LONDON—ENGLAND!
    • EPILOGUE
    • FOOTNOTES:
      • Transcriber's Notes
    • Transcriber's Notes
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