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Warfare in Egypt: خواطر عن الحرب [Khawāṭir ʻan al-ḥarb / Thoughts on the War]



Thoughts on war with examples from the history by a prominent Egyptian military officer and author Ahmad Hamrush.


8°. 78 pp., [2 pp.], illustrated wrappers, later spine (rear wrapper scratched with loss of text, small chips in margins, horizontal tear on the title page, otherwise in an uncut condition).


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The writer Ahmad Hamrush was a prominent Egyptian journalist and author of texts on the politics, theatre, fiction and travel.

Ahmad Hamrush was also a military officer, trained at the military college, where he later worked as a lecturer. In the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 he was one of the main figures, responsible for the organization of the Free Officers, who overthrew king Fuad. In 1955, Hamrush retired from the armed forces and started working as a writer and journalist. In 1956, he was appointed the director if the National Theatre and in 1961 the director of the Theater and Music Foundation.

References: OCLC 569449834 (including eBooks).

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