Source: Current History Magazine, 6 (July 1917): 78C.

From Pursuit of an "unparalleled opportunity": American YMCA and prisoner of war diplomacy among the Central Power nations during World War I, 1914-1923 by Kenneth Steuer

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  • Portrait of General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude (1884–1917); he replaced General Charles Townshend in command of the Mesopotamia Expeditionary Force in 1916, after the latter's surrender at Kut-al-Amara, and resumed the British offensive up the Tigris River. Maude recaptured Kut in February 1917 and seized Baghdad in March, but died of cholera in November 1917. Source: Current History Magazine, 6 (July 1917): 78C.