Swords Versus Machine Guns: The Lopsided Battle of Omdurman — Part I | Ancient Origins Members Site


Swords Versus Machine Guns: The Lopsided Battle of Omdurman — Part I

Swords Versus Machine Guns: The Lopsided Battle of Omdurman — Part I

Victorian imperialism reached its apex on 2 September 1898, when the modern British army faced off against an army of poorly equipped Islamic fundamentalists known as Mahdists, and the battle would end the Mahdist War that began in 1881. Even thou...

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