Who won the Second Battle of Kut?

Allied victory

Second Battle of Kut
Date 23 February 1917 Location Kut, Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq)32.505556°N 45.824722°E Result Allied victory
British Empire India United Kingdom Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders

Did the British defeat the Ottomans?

The Ottomans were eventually defeated due to key attacks by the British general Edmund Allenby.

Did the British defeat the Turks?

April 25, 2015, marks the 100-year anniversary of an important battle in the First World War: it was a major defeat for the Allies (Britain, France and Russia) and a great victory for the Ottoman Turks (and their allies Germany and Austria-Hungary).

When did the siege of Kut happen?

December 7, 1915 – April 29, 1916Siege of Kut / Period

Where did Ayyar Kut defeat Haider Ali?

Siege of Kut

Date 7 December 1915 – 29 April 1916
Location Kut-al-Amara, Mesopotamia (modern Iraq)32.505556°N 45.824722°ECoordinates:32.505556°N 45.824722°E
Result Ottoman victory

How did the siege of Kut end?

General Townshend arranged a ceasefire on the 26th and, after failed negotiations, he simply surrendered on 29 April 1916 after a siege of 147 days. Around 13,000 Allied soldiers survived to be made prisoners.

How did Haider Ali come to power?

Haider Ali came to power by overthrowing Khande Rao. Following this event he styled himself Sultan Hyder Ali Khan in his correspondence with the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II. For further reading check the following articles: First and Second Anglo-Mysore Wars.

What was the significance of the Battle of Kut?

Siege of Kut. The siege of Kut Al Amara (7 December 1915 – 29 April 1916), also known as the First Battle of Kut, was the besieging of an 8,000 strong British-Indian garrison in the town of Kut, 160 kilometres (100 mi) south of Baghdad, by the Ottoman Army.

What was the situation at Kut in September 1915?

Situation at Kut on 28 September 1915. The 6th (Poona) Division of the Indian Army, under Major-General Charles Townshend, had fallen back to the town of Kut after retreating from Ctesiphon. The British Empire forces arrived at Kut around 3 December 1915. They had suffered significant losses, numbering only 11,000 soldiers (plus cavalry).

What happened to the defenders of Kut?

Finally, on April 29, when vegetarian Indians were down to seven ounces of grain a day, Kut capitulated. Townshend was given permission to surrender, and obtained promises of humane treatment for his men from the Turks. It was then, after five months of siege, that the troubles of the defenders of Kut really began.

Who was the new commander after the Battle of Kut?

The new commander was General Maude, who trained and organized his army and then launched a successful campaign. Ten months after the Siege of Kut, the British Indian Army conquered the whole region from Kut to Baghdad in the war called the Fall of Baghdad (1917) on 11 March 1917.