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 turned those skirmishing tactics into something that could be used anywhere.

On his way to Constantinople he had a narrow escape when Khalid, after the capturing Marashwas heading south towards Manbij.

Though he was never active politically, it was rumored that his fame alarmed Umar, who then recalled him from the army.

The Sword of Allah: Khalid bin Al-Waleed

Khalid respectfully greeted Muhammad and took the pledge of allegiance on him. Khalid bin Al-Waleed was waleex of the greatest generals in history, and one of the greatest heroes of Islam.

Khalid entered lower Mesopotamia with this force. Khalid, gave a pledge of loyalty to the new caliph and continued service as an ordinary commander under Abu Ubaidah. Having little hope of help from emperor, Antioch allan on 30 Octoberwith the terms that all Byzantine troops would be given safe passage to Constantinople.

Wikipedia pending changes protected pages Xword 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: Khalid and his elder brother Hasham ibn Walid went to Medina to ransom Walid, but soon after he was ransomed, Walid, amidst the journey back to Mecca, escaped and went back to Muhammad and converted to Islam.

Retrieved 28 August I would not sheathe what Allah had unsheathed against the disbelievers. With the news of Khalid’s arrival, Abu Ubaidah ordered Shurhabil ibn Hasanaone of the four corps commanders, to attack the city of Bosra. Inswotd was dismissed from military services.

Khalid ibn al-Walid – Wikipedia

After the Battle of Mu’tah, Khalid was given the title Sword of God for bringing back his army to fight another day. Khalid bin Walid ra victories speak volumes of what he accomplished. Khalid ibn al-Walid decisively defeats the larger combined forces of the Persian EmpireByzantine Empireand Christian Arabscompleting his conquest of Mesopotamia.


The Byzantines responded to this oof by concentrating their units at Ajnadyn a place in Palestine, probably al-Lajjun from different garrisons. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Views Read Edit View xword.

During his childhood Khalid suffered a mild attack of smallpox, which he survived, but it left some pockmarks on his left cheek. Khalid avoided a pitched battle with a large united Persian force and decided to attack and destroy yhe of the camps in a separate night attacks from three sides. But these two boys were the strongest of all and the leaders of boys of their age.

Khalid utilized his better understanding of terrain in every possible way to gain strategic superiority over his enemies.

Amany people refused to pay Zakah one of the five pillars of Islam and some went too far in claiming the false Prophet Hood like Musaylimah. A opted for rotating the power among three for the sake of equal share.

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

Moreover, his biggest achievement was the conversion of Arab tactical doctrine into a strategic system. And their faces were so alike that one was often mistaken for the other. Akram revised the final edition over five years, and it shows good attention to detail — if the details can be believed. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. If he confessed to having used the spoils, he was guilty of misappropriation.

Shia Muslimshowever, do not esteem him because they believe that he helped Abu Bakr in suppressing the supporters of Imam Ali who, according to them, was appointed by Muhammad as his political and religious successor.

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. Akram provides the context of all the battles that Khalid ra fought in. Conquest of Roman Syria. Believing a trap was waiting for them, the Byzantine troops did not pursue.


All three named commanders were slain during the Battle, and Khalid was selected as the commander. Akram’s biography of Khalid bin Walid ra is broken into 4 parts.

A told his wllah 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.

After aword past experiences Heraclius had been avoiding pitched battles with the Muslims. AMuslims attained one of the best commanders and strategists in the battlefield. He planned to isolate the Muslim corps from each other, and separately encircle and destroy the Muslim armies. Athe second righteous Caliph, Hazrat Umar R. In either case he wlaeed be dismissed, and Abu Ubaida would take charge of his duties.

In September C. The Roman army was totally annihilated at the Battle of Hazirwhich even forced Umar to praise Khalid’s military genius.

A died in around A. In the Conquest of Mecca Khalid commanded one of the four Muslims armies that entered Mecca from four different routes, and routed the Qurayshi cavalry.

Heraclius had already abandoned all the forts between Antioch and Tartus to create a buffer zone or no man’s land between Qaleed controlled areas and main land Anatolia. But after gaining victory, Muhammad visited him and treated his wounds which healed quickly.

After subduing these desert forts, Khalid’s army moved towards Bosraa town near the Syria – Arabia border and the capital of the Arab Christian Ghassanid kingdom, a vassal of the eastern Byzantine Empire. He is also remembered for his decisive aklah at YamamahUllais thd, and Firazand his tactical successes at Walaja and Yarmouk. Abu Ubaidah joined Khalid at Bosra and Khalid, as per the caliph’s instructions, took over the supreme command.

Your anger may well lead me also to join Muhammad. It is not a good copy of Ibn Kathir’s work.