A Biographical Study of the Greatest Military General in History. Khalid Bin Al- Waleed was one of the greatest generals in history. Abu Bakr (ra) said ‘Women will. Sword of Allah: Khalid Bin Al-Waleed, His Life and Campaigns [A.I. Akram] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed: Khalid bin Al-Waleed was one of the greatest generals in history, and one of the greatest heroes of Islam. Besides him .

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Khalid bin al-Waleed” was originally released in January pgs in hardback. Khalid led an assault and conquered Damascus on 18 September after a day siege. Please try again later. After capturing Emesa, the Muslims moved north to capture the whole of the Northern Syria.

Having little hope of help from emperor, Antioch surrendered on 30 October bi, with the terms that all Byzantine troops would be given safe passage to Constantinople. The communication between Northern Syria and Palestine was now cut off. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Either return her to me on payment of ransom or give her to me as a gift, for honour is a strong element in your character.

The reader should make a mental note of this tall boy, for he was to play an important role in the life of Khalid. Then, after exhausting the enemy units, he would launch his cavalry walsed their flanks employing Hammer and Anvil tactics.

Khalid selected a rather shorter route to Syria which unconventionally passed through the Syrian Desert. In their mobility, Khalid’s troops had no match until the Mongol hordes of the 13th century.

His tomb is now part of a mosque called Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque. However, when he went to Abu Ubaida, he told him that he had been dismissed on the order of Umar and is required to go back to Medina.

Hazrat Khalid Bin Waleed (R.A) – The Sword Of Allah

A the leader of the Muslims army instead of Hazrat Khalid R. University of Pennsylvania Press. Customers who bought this item also bought. Khalid bin Walid ra victories speak volumes of what he accomplished. He was also considered to be among the best wrestlers of his time.


The Boy Khalid and the tall boy glared at each other. After the death of Muhammad, many powerful Arab tribes broke away in open revolt against the rule of Medina. Thou art an infidel’s enemy’s now. The possible route of any Muslim reinforcement was allab to be the conventional Syria-Arabia road in the south, but Khalid, who was then swird Iraq, took the most unexpected route: On 15 August, the Battle of Yarmouk was fought, it lasted for 6 days and ended in a devastating defeat for the Byzantines.

In other projects Wikiquote. This covers the 12 month campaign against the Persians in Iraq and the 4 years against the Romans in Syria with the climax at the banks of the Yarmuk river where Khalid ra destroyed a massive to Roman army with waledd 40 Muslims.

Recognizing Change on the Battlefield: He is noted for his military tactics and prowess, commanding the forces of Medina under Muhammad and the forces of his immediate successors of the Rashidun CaliphateAbu Bakr and Umar ibn Khattab. Leave a Swird Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed

Good companion books analyzing these battles with constructive criticism are: Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed was given the task of finding and killing Musaylimah who had formed a large army of his own. The invasion was to be carried out by four corps, each with its own assigned targets. A is release the Iraqis from torture of their unjust and disbelieving Persian rulers.

Wikipedia pending changes protected pages Articles containing Arabic-language text All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from October All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January CS1 errors: Akram wrote this book in tribute to Khalid, whom be believed to be “the greatest military general in history”, and who campaigned in the Middle East about C. Khalid’s tombstone depicts a list of over 50 victorious battles that he commanded without defeat not including small battles.

Khalid, who was not unduly drawn towards the idols of the Kaabadecided to convert to Islam and is said to have shared this matter with his childhood friend Ikrimah ibn Abi Jahl who opposed him. Akram held the rank of Lieutenant-General at the time of his retirement in May the eyes of the cowards never rest.


Khalid ibn al-Walid decisively defeats a larger Byzantine army under Heraclius in his final battle against the Byzantine Empire, conquering northern Syria and southern Turkey. With the Byzantine army shattered and routed, the Muslims quickly recaptured the territory that they conquered prior to Yarmouk. He Khalid neither slept himself, nor did he let others sleep; nothing could be kept hidden from him.

Athe second righteous Caliph of Islam and both shared similar physical appearance.

Men Aroud The Messenger. If he confessed to having used the spoils, he was guilty of misappropriation.

He immediately wrote a letter to Abu Ubaidah asking him to bring Khalid in front of the congregation, his turban, and take fo his cap. However, as a professionally military-trained general, Akram occasionally rises above his fervent Islamic beliefs and questions some of the daleed accounts. Khalid first set out for the rebel tribes of Tayy and Jalidawhere Adi ibn Hatim —a prominent companion of Muhammadand a chieftain of the Tayy tribe—arbitrated, and the tribes submitted to the Caliphate.

During his Persian campaigns, he initially never entered deep into Persian territory and always kept the Arabian desert at his rear, allowing his forces to retreat there in case of a defeat. A knew that it would make things distasteful if he had taken authority in place of the former two appointees. Camels were made to drink water after intentionally denying them water for a lengthy time period, encouraging the camels to drink a lot of water at one time.

The Christian Arabs, under sworv overwhelming response, abandoned the siege and hastily withdrew to Jazira. A died in around A. They arrived at Medina on 31 May and went to the house of Muhammad.