Siege of Kut

Siege of Kut

The Siege of Kut Al Amara, also known as the First Battle of Kut, was the besieging of an 8,000 strong British-Indian garrison in the town of Kut, 100 miles south of Baghdad, by the Ottoman Army.

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Combatants
Percy Hobart , Fenton John Aylmer , Henry Petre , Iraq Area Command
Commander
Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz , Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend , Halil Kut , Nureddin Pasha
Date
1915 , December 7th 1915
Happened
December 7th 1915 - April 20th 1916 , December 7th 1915 - April 29th 1916
Location
Iraq , Mesopotamia , Kut
Part of
World War I , Mesopotamian Campaign , Middle Eastern theatre of World War I
Start
1916 , 1915

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