GENERAL KITCHENER AND THE ANGLO-EGYPTIAN NILE CAMPAIGN, 1898
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack. 81 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman. In fact they were not to see action that day. At midday a bombardment of Omdurman was commenced and the rest of the day was spent making preparations for the expected Dervish attack the following dawn.