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Report of the Commission appointed by act of Parliament to enquire into the operations of war in Mesopotamia, together with a separate report / by J. Wedgwood and appendices, Mesopotamia Commission. London : H. M.'s Stat. Off. ; London : HMSO, 1917
Table Of Contents.
Terms Of Appointment And Reference
Part I. - Preface.
B. Physical And Climatic Peculiarities Of Mesopotamia.
C. Condition Of Indian Army On Outbreak Of War.
D. India's Overseas Expeditions On Outbreak Of War.
Part II. - Origin Of Mesopotamia Expedition.
Part III. - Advance From Basra To Kurna.
Part IV. - The Advance To Amara And Kut.
Part V. - Correspondence And Telegrams As To Advance On Baghdad.
Part VI. - The Advance From Kut To Ctesiphon.
Part VII. - Operations For Relief Of Kut.
Part VIII. - Armament, Equipment, Reinforcements, Etc.
Part IX. - Transport.
A. Shortage Of River Transport.
C. Royal Indian Marine.
Part X. - Medical Breakdown.
A. The Vincent-Bingley Report And Its Principal Conclusions.
B. Medical Administration Of Colonel Hehir In Mesopotamia.
C. Medical Adminsitration Of Surgeon-General Sir William Babtie.
D. The Misuse Of Reticence.
E. Responsibility Of Secretary Of State, Viceroy, And Commander-In-Chief.
G. Medical Findings And Recommendations.
Part XI. - Causes Contributing To The Errors Of Judgment And Shortcomings Of Responsible Authorities.
A. Division Of Responsibility For Campaign.
B. Faulty Organisation Of Indian Military Administration.
C. Relations Between The Secretary Of State And The Governor-General And Their Respective Councils. - Private Telegrams.
D. Atmosphere Of Economy Up To Date Of War, And Effect Upon Military Preparations In India.
E. Sir John Nixon's Appointment, Instructions And Staff.
F. Secretiveness And Lack Of Co-Ordination Of Staffs.
Part XII. - Findings, Conclusions And Recommendations.
A. Findings And Conclusions.
Seperate Report By Commader J. C. Wedgwood, D.S.O., M.P.
Appendix I. "Vincent-Bingley" Report.
Appendix II. Memorandum On The Report Of The "Vincent-Bingley" Commission. By General Sir Beauchamp Duff, G.C.B., G.C.S.I, K.C.V.O., C.I.E.
Appendix III. Account Of The Medical Arrangements, Etc., During Siege Of Kut-Al-Amara. By Colonel P. Hehir, C.B, M.D., I.M.S.
Index To Commission's Report.