PALESTINE: THE OTTOMAN CAMPAIGNS OF 1914-1918

ERICKSON (E.)

G007

£19.99

256pp., 30 illus. 2016. Using Turkish official histories and military archives, he recounts the entire course of the campaign, from the initial attack by German-led Ottoman forces on Sinai and the Suez Canal, the struggle for Gaza and the outbreak of the Arab Revolt to the British offensives, the battle for Jerusalem, the Ottoman defeat at Megiddo and the rapid British advance which led to the capture of Damascus and Aleppo in 1918.