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  2. Charles Townshend (British Army officer) - Wikipedia

    In the House of Commons, he spoke occasionally on matters of Middle East affairs and ex-servicemen. However, post-war reports surfaced regarding how badly the troops under his command had suffered at the hands of the Turkish Army as POWs after their capture at the fall of Kut, thousands of them having died in Ottoman captivity, many having been ...

  3. Battle of San Jacinto - Wikipedia

    Led by General Samuel Houston, the Texan Army engaged and defeated General Antonio López de Santa Anna's Mexican army in a fight that lasted just 18 minutes. A detailed, first-hand account of the battle was written by General Houston from the headquarters of the Texan Army in San Jacinto on April 25, 1836.