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IMAGE number
NAM5925225
Title
Indian troops and pack mule transport marching through New Street, Baghdad, 1917 (b/w photo)
Artist
Unknown photographer, (20th century)
Location
National Army Museum, London
Medium
black and white photograph
Date
1917 (C20th)
Description
Indian troops and pack mule transport marching through New Street, Baghdad, 1917. Photograph, World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918), 1917. Indian Army forces had landed in Mesopotamia in November 1914 to safeguard oil supplies and British interests in the area. They played a major role in the subsequent long and bloody campaign. On the morning of 11 March 1917, they entered Baghdad. Their earlier defeat of the Turks at Shumran and the recapture of Kut-al-Amara had opened the way to the city. From an album of 103 official photographs compiled by Colonel A H McCleverty, 2nd Queen Victoria’s Own Rajput Light Infantry.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
soldier / marching / horse / animal / cart / vehicle / Photograph / Photography / Mzphoto
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