THE BATTLE FOR PALESTINE, 1917

GRAINGER (J.)

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£19.99

300pp., 18 illus., P.B. 2017 reissue. Three battles for the control of the key fortress-city of Gaza took place in 1917. The Allies were repulsed twice but on their third attempt, under the newly appointed General Allenby, finally penetrated Turkish lines, taking Jerusalem in time for Christmas, ending 400 years of Ottoman occupation.