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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Set up a giveaway. Abu Ubaida was himself an admirer of Khalid and loved him as his younger brother, [] and so said that he swors not capable of doing it. Khalid turned those skirmishing tactics into something that could be used anywhere.

It was a sport, and boys were trained in wrestling as one of the requirements of Arab manhood. Views Read Edit View history. Modern historians consider this battle to have been the key in breaking Byzantine power in Syria. Akram’s writing style, there are very small parts of the book where Umar bin Al-Khattab ra comes out in a negative light. With the collapse of the rebellion, and Arabia united under the central authority of the caliph at Medina, Abu Bakr decided to expand his empire.

With few military resources left he was no longer in a position to attempt a military come back in Syria. Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed R. At first, many Muslims were martyred but due to conscious of Saifullah in matters of combat, he climbed on a nearby hill, studied the situation, regrouped his force and ended up killing Musaylimah and defeating his armed forces.

The ambassador gave Khalid the letter from the Emperor which read as follows: Abu Ubaidah got the letter of his appointment and Khalid’s dismissal during the siege, but he delayed the announcement until the city was conquered. After being defeated, the Byzantines retreated to Antioch and the Xllah besieged the city. However, by excluding any “Western” scholars he avoided benefiting from their critical analysis in questioning the historical accuracy of some of the battlefield scenarios.


ov Showing of 3 reviews. And yet here I am, dying on my bed like an old camel. Khalid was born c. The three leading clans of Quraysh at that time were Banu HashimBanu Abd ad-Dar and Banu Makhzum, the latter clan being responsible for the matters of warfare.

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List of battles of Muhammad. A grew up as having finest skills and abilities of khalld and later became earned the recognition of being one of the best commanders known in history. But, Hazrat Khalid bin Waleed R. For instance his employment of the double envelopment maneuver against the numerically superior Persian army at the Battle of Walaja[] and his maneuver at the Battle of Yarmouk where he waleedd trapped the Byzantine army between three steep ravines by stealthily capturing their only escape route, a bridge, at their rear.

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He mastered many of the combating proficiencies like using sword, spike, bow and spear etc. Battle of Iron Bridge. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Umar and his senate identified this act as misuse of state treasure, though not as punishing as to lose one’s office, Khalid was already warned not to act alone, he sworf seek permission from his commander or Ssword for such actions.

Then Muhammad prayed to Allah to forgive and have mercy on him.

Caliph Abu Bakr said. So, when his brother told Khalid R.

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

A told his childhood friend Ikrimah ibn Abi-Jahl about it, he was opposed by him, although Ikrimah saved him from torment of Abu Sufiyan and other non believers by declaring him free to choose his faith. The Byzantine and Christian Arab garrison which outnumbered Shurhabil’s forces, made a sally and were likely to annihilate them when Khalid’s cavalry arrived from the desert and attacked the rear of the Byzantine forces, relieving Shurhabil.


In a council of war he suggested that Abu Ubaidah draw all the Muslim armies to one place so as to allzh a decisive battle with the Byzantines. At first he was among the worst enemies of Islam, but later converted to the Religion of Peace because of his awareness and conscious.

The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed

This is where part 2 begins and covers the battles against the apostates that occurred over an 11 month period. Although it is believed that relations between Umar and Khalid, cousins, were always something short of cordial, both of them apparently harboured no ill-will towards each other.

The first part of the biography is told through the lenses of the biography of the Prophet Muhammad pbuh. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. But these two boys were the strongest of all and the leaders of boys of their age.

Khalid then crushed the most powerful threat to the nascent Islamic state of Medina: A rearranged the Muslim army to from rear to front so as to cast fear in hearts of the infidels that disciples of Islam were still many in quantity. At first, Siddeeq e Akbar R. Khalid ibn al-Walid decisively defeats the aolah forces of the Byzantine Empire under Heracliusand conquers PalestineJordan and southern Syria from the Byzantine Empire.