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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The reader should make a mental note of this tall boy, for he was to play an important role in the life of Khalid. Umar bid his last farewell to Khalid in which he said:. Abu Qatada Ansari, a companion of Muhammad, who accompanied Khalid from Medina was so shocked at Malik’s murder by Khalid that he immediately returned to Medina, and told Abu Bakr that he refused to serve under thw commander who had killed a Muslim.

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

Khalid entered lower Mesopotamia with this force. When the top military leaders of history are discussed, Khalid bin Walid ra is rarely mentioned. Then Muhammad very affectionally told to Khalid:.

He was later transferred to the western alkah to capture Roman Syria and the Byzantine Arab client state of the Ghassanids. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Archived from the original on 11 June The Battle of Ajnadayn is perhaps the best example of this form of psychological warfare.

He was also considered to be among the best wrestlers wxleed his time. Ridda wars and Malik ibn Nuwayrah. Khalid decided to capture Damascus, the Byzantine stronghold.


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Retrieved from ” https: Khalid assumed command of the Muslim army at the crucial moment, and turned what would have been a bloody slaughter into a strategic retreat and saved the Muslim army from total annihilation.

A died in around A. Customers who bought this item also bought. You may use these HTML tags and attributes: The Second Caliph exceeded in justice to such a high extent that he R. Umar is said to have later regretted this decision.

Khalid ibn al-Walid

Though he was never active politically, it was rumored that his fame alarmed Umar, who then recalled him from the army. List of battles of Muhammad. Many of the clans hastened sworf visit Khalid and submit to the rule of the Caliphate. Islamic conquest of Persia.

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He is reported to have said: During his Persian campaigns, he initially never entered deep xllah Persian territory and always kept the Arabian desert at his rear, allowing his forces to retreat there in case of a defeat. Muslim troops rode entirely on camels and this method became an effective one for the Muslim army.

The Byzantines responded to this threat by concentrating their units at Ajnadyn a place in Palestine, probably al-Lajjun from different garrisons. 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.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This is a very good heavily-detailed book recounting Mohammad’s and Khalid’s battles — from a not-too-critical Muslim perspective.

With this strategic victory, the territory north of Chalcis lay open to the Muslims. Muhammad appointed Zayd ibn Harithah as the commander of the force.


Khalid selected a rather shorter route to Syria which unconventionally passed through the Syrian Hkalid. The ambassador gave Khalid the letter from the Emperor which read as follows: It has been recorded sworc Muhammad told Khalid’s brother, Walid bin Walid, that: Conquest of Roman Syria. After capturing Emesa, the Muslims moved north to capture the whole of the Northern Syria.

This includes the military situation in Arabia and the political situation in Khlid to swod the reader a context of what Khalid ra was up against and why his battles were so important for the new Muslim community. The Umayyad Caliphate AD Fishbein, Albanypp. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

As Khalid was the architect of most of the early Muslim military doctrines, [] he was also the pioneer of almost every major tactic that Muslims wsleed during Early Islamic conquests. Khalid also remained military Governor of Iraq from — and Governor of Chalcisthe most strategic cantonment in Northern Syria. He arranged for the necessary defenses in Jazira and Armenia and left for his capital Constantinople. His tomb is now part of a mosque called Khalid ibn al-Walid Mosque.

Atlas of the Prophet’s biography: It left the whole of the Byzantine Empire vulnerable to the Muslim Arab armies. Upon his death, he bequeathed his property to Umar and made him the executor of his will and estate.