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The race to be the first to enter the city opened a half mile gap between the last brigade, commanded by MajorGeneral Hector MacDonald, and the rest of the army. H. CASSAR slope of Jebel Surgam, the Khalifa, with a second army of some 20,000, seized his opportunity to strike. At the sight of the approaching dervishes, MacDonald swung his brigade around as smoothly as if he had been on a parade ground to meet the fanatical charge. The withering curtain of fire from MacDonald’s men decimated the dervishes until practically none remained.

To oversee the evacuation of the Sudan, the British authorities selected General Charles “Chinese” Gordon, a popular hero and former governor of the country. Gordon arrived in Khartoum on 18 February, 1884, to the tumultuous acclaim of the population who looked to him to save them from the blood-thirsty religious fanatic. Almost immediately he realized that it was impossible to evacuate 40,000 people. As a man of unwavering Christian faith, he believed it was his moral obligation to stay and defend the city, even if it meant exceeding his brief.

The impressive sounding title was misleading as Kitchener found out on arriving at Suakin on the Red Sea on 1 September. 27 Suakin was the last remaining town held by the Egyptians in the Sudan and the local dervish leader, Osman Digna, made periodic forays almost to the suburbs of the town. Kitchener built a line of fortifications and ditches but realized that it was not enough and requested permission to attack Osman who had taken a position at Handub, 15 miles north of Suakin. H. CASSAR he would face another Gordon-type rescue operation.

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