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Megiddo 1918 : Lawrence, Allenby, and the march on Damascus

Author: Bryan Perrett
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004.
Series: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As depicted in the great film Lawrence of Arabia, General Allenby planned a swift campaign that would knock Turkey out of World War I. His Desert Mounted Corps succeeded in sweeping through the Turkish lines in an action which was to take them all the way to Damascus, supported on their right flank by Lawrence and his Arab irregulars. The lasting legacy of the battle of Megiddo was that it revealed the potential of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Named Person: T E Lawrence; Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby Allenby, Viscount; Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby Allenby, Viscount; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Perrett
ISBN: 0275982920 9780275982928
OCLC Number: 53287599
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Osprey, 1999.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Origins of the Campaign --
Opposing Commanders --
Opposing Armies --
Opposing Plans --
The Battle of Megiddo --
The Legacy of Megiddo --
The Battlefield Today --
Wargaming Megiddo.
Series Title: Praeger illustrated military history series.
Responsibility: Bryan Perrett.
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"As depicted in the great film Lawrence of Arabia, General Allenby planned a swift campaign that would knock Turkey out of World War I. His Desert Mounted Corps succeeded in sweeping through the Turkish lines in an action which was to take them all the way to Damascus, supported on their right flank by Lawrence and his Arab irregulars. The lasting legacy of the battle of Megiddo was that it revealed the potential of a modern "war of movement", producing a profound change in military thought and tactics."--Jacket.

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