Kut falls into Turk hands but General Townshend kept his sword.
To Maple Copse.
A snipers bullet flys [sic] past my nose & another grazes my chin. Damned hot. Finish sketch though.
*Siege of Kut – The Ottoman Army besieged the British-Indian held town of Kut from December 7th 1915 to April 29th 1916. After retreating from Ctesiphon, General Charles Townshend led his troops to Kut to make a stand there due to its defensive positions along the River. However it became clear that the Ottomans could easily lay siege so Townshend had his cavalry escape south. However, Townshend and many of his troops were still trapped within the city. By April supplies were low and the first air supply mission in history was carried out as the Royal Flying Corps dropped food and ammunition to the defending troops. Eventually on April 29th Townshend was forced to surrender.