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doing the Nile in style

Toronto. In 1884-5, Egypt was at war with the┬áSudan. Britain (and France) controlled the country and Britain fought to keep the Suez Canal open as it materially shortened the route to the East. ┬áTo bolster the forces trying to re-capture … Continue reading

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