Kut 1916: Courage and Failure in Iraq by Patrick Crowley
Published by Spellmount on 2009
Genres: History, Middle East, General, Military, World War I
Len's Summary: The history of one of the worst defeats of British arms: The siege of Kut, on the Euphrates River, 1915-1916. More than 13,000 British Indian Army troops surrendered and went into harsh Ottoman captivity. Recommended by Michael Neiberg of the Army War College faculty and winner of the Tomlinson Book Prize for 2008.