On the Road to Bagdad A Story of Townshend's Gallant Advance on the Tigris
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On the Road to Bagdad A Story of Townshend's Gallant Advance on the Tigris

By F. S. (Frederick Sadleir) Brereton
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  • On the Road to Bagdad
  • A Story of Townshend's Gallant Advance on the Tigris
    • Author of "With Joffre at Verdun" "Under French's Command" "With Our Russian Allies" &c. &c.
    • Illustrated by Wal Paget
    • "THE CHIEF RETURNED THE OFFICER'S FRANK GAZE WITH A GLANCE WHICH TOLD OF COURAGE AND PRIDE"
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • ON THE ROAD TO BAGDAD
  • CHAPTER I
    • A Frontier Station
  • CHAPTER II
    • Geoffrey Keith and Another
    • Sketch Map of Mesopotamia
  • CHAPTER III
    • The Persian Gulf
  • CHAPTER IV
    • The First Encounter
    • "WHAT WAS LEFT OF THOSE ARAB HORSEMEN SCATTERED AND FLED"
  • CHAPTER V
    • News of the Enemy
  • CHAPTER VI
    • An Exploring-party
  • CHAPTER VII
    • Major Joseph Douglas
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • The Motor-boat in Action
    • "GEOFF LEVELLED HIS OWN PIECE ON HIM"
  • CHAPTER IX
    • A Cutting-out Expedition
  • CHAPTER X
    • Geoff and Philip manÅ“uvre
    • "PHILIP HURLED HIMSELF AND HIS CAPTIVE OVER THE RAIL OF THE VESSEL"
  • CHAPTER XI
    • A Soldiers' Battle
  • CHAPTER XII
    • Esbul, the Armenian
    • "GEOFF TURNED, AND, DRAWING HIS REVOLVER, EMPTIED IT AT THE TWO MEN STILL PURSUING"
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • An Amphibious Expedition
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • Captured by the Enemy
  • CHAPTER XV
    • Von Hildemaller's Intervention
  • CHAPTER XVI
    • Breaking Out
  • CHAPTER XVII
    • The Road to Bagdad
  • CHAPTER XVIII
    • News of Douglas Pasha
    • "THE ARAB SET OFF ALONG A PATH WITHIN SOME TWENTY YARDS OF OUR HEROES"
  • CHAPTER XIX
    • Tracking the German
  • CHAPTER XX
    • Success at Last
    • STORIES OF WAR
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