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Masters of mayhem : Lawrence of Arabia and the British military mission to the Hejaz

Author: James Stejskal
Publisher: Philadelphia : Casemate, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the early use of modern unconventional warfare by T. E. Lawrence behind the lines in North Africa and Arabia during World War I.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1004732915
Named Person: T E Lawrence; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Stejskal
ISBN: 9781612005751 1612005756
OCLC Number: 1047729341
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Book Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Author's Note; Introduction; Prologue; 1: Origins of a Revolt; 2: The British are Coming; 3: A Hopeful but Inauspicious Beginning; 4: Advisors, Dromedaries and Guerrilla Warfare; 5: Akaba; 6: Rearrangement; 7: Northern Operations; 8: Three Men and a Boy with Pistols; 9: Final Act and Curtain; 10: A Look Back; Epilogue; Appendix 1: Order of Battle (as of 30 June 1917); Appendix 2: Twenty-seven Articles: Memorandum by Major Lawrence, August 1917; Appendix 3: Demolitions Under Fire; Appendix 4: The Hejaz Armoured Cars; Appendix 5: 'Blue Mist' Appendix 6: The Breech-Loading 10-pounder Mountain GunBibliography and Sources; Index
Responsibility: James Stejskal.

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As Lawrence put it in his 27 Articles 'The Hejaz confounds ordinary tactics.' Masters of Mayhem provides an excellent basis for an understanding of why this was, and it, the case, and how the Allied Read more...

 
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