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Palestine and World War I: Grand Strategy, Military Tactics and Culture in War

Palestine and World War I: Grand Strategy, Military Tactics and Culture in War
Haim Goren, Eran Dolev, Yigal Sheffy

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The Palestine Campaign has become one of the most glorified military campaigns of the twentieth century. The last campaign fought by the Ottoman Army, and thus the last act of the once-mighty Ottoman Empire, the Palestine Campaign saw the British Army under General Allenby conquer the Holy Land, forcing the Turkish army back into Europe. Meanwhile the secret Sykes-Picot Agreement ensured the British and French would continue to influence the Middle East for the next 60 years. This front saw some of the most influential stories of the Great War, from T.E. Lawrence's Arab army in the desert, to General Allenby entering Jerusalem on foot in 1917. Palestine and World War I shows how the events of the Great War have left a lasting legacy in the Middle East.

Author Info

Eran Dolev is Associate Professor of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel, and former Surgeon-General of the Israeli Defence Forces. Sheffy Yigal is Lecturer at Tel Aviv University, Israel, (the Program for Security Studies) and Haifa University (Department of Political Science, Program of National security and Department of History of the Middle East) Haim Goren is Associate Professor of History and Geography at Tel Hai University, Israel.

Bibliographic Info

Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
Series: Library of Modern Middle East Studies

ISBN: 9781780763590
Publication Date: 29 Jul 2014
Number of Pages: 320
Height: 234
Width: 156
Illustrations: 8 bw integrated

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