A QUESTION OF HONOUR : THE LIFE OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL VALENTINE BAKER PASHA.

Baker, Anne.


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Barnsley, 1st ed., 1996. Xii + 180 pp., 18 plates + maps. P.c., 23 x 16cm. FINE. Disgraced and condemned by Victorian society in 1875, Valentine Baker Pasha, with the support of the Prince of Wales, went to Turkey to serve with the Turkish Army. He went on to distinguish himself greatly, especially in the Egyptian campaign, and was promoted to Lieutenant General and made a Pasha. His military prowess and personal bravery became legend and is recalled here.


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