Somaliland Campaign. 1902-1904. Telegrams. 19th October 1902 to 4th August, 1904
London: War Office, 1905. Small folio. , xix, , 725, pp.
Modern half calf and cloth boards.
Provenance: Ministry of Defense, Whitehall Library (inked stamp); HW (booklabel)
A primary source on the British actions against the Dervish uprising.
Marked "Secret" on the title page, the present War Office publication prints the complete texts of over 2500 official telegrams, from or to the War Office and the Foreign Office, from the beginning of the conflict against Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, including the landing of British forces at Hobyo, the British defeats near Gumburru and Daratoleh and the eventual British capture of Ilig. Rare.