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Turkish prisoners being marched down Main Street, Baghdad, March 1917

Photograph by Colonel W Leith-Ross, Army Staff, World War One, Mesopotamia (1914-1918), 1917.

Baghdad, the Ottoman capital of Mesopotamia, was captured by an Anglo-Indian force under the command of Lieutenant General Sir Stanley Maude on 11 March 1917. It marked the high point of a long and tragic campaign that was characterised by bitter fighting in a harsh climate.

From an album of 230 photographs taken by Col W Leith-Ross, Army Staff, 1916-1917.

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NAM. 1983-12-70-110


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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