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The seven lives of Colonel Patterson : how an Irish lion hunter led the Jewish Legion to victory

Author: Denis Brian
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Colonel John Henry Patterson was an Irish-born soldier, lion hunter, bridge builder, East African game warden, author, man-about-town, and Zionist. This biography traces Patterson's life from his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Named Person: J H Patterson; Theodore Roosevelt; J H Patterson; Theodore Roosevelt; John H Patterson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Brian
ISBN: 9780815609278 0815609272
OCLC Number: 184829344
Description: xv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, 1896-1901 1 --
2 Boer War Bravado, 1900-1907 34 --
3 Theodore Roosevelt's Friendship, 1907 42 --
4 Fatal Safari Leader, 1908 46 --
5 Rumors of a "Sinister Character," 1908-1909 57 --
6 Adventures in Africa and among the High and Mighty, 1909-1914 73 --
7 World War I, Patterson Leads the Zion Mule Corps, 1914-1916 83 --
8 Patterson's Fight to Create a Jewish Legion, 1916-1918 106 --
9 Patterson's Jewish Legion Fights for Palestine, 1918-1919 119 --
10 Patterson's Command of the Sinai, 1919-1920 140 --
11 Defending the Jewish Homeland, 1919-1930 148 --
12 Murder on a Tel Aviv Beach and the Start of World War II, 1931-1939 169 --
13 World War II and a Recruiting Drive for a Jewish Army, 1939-1944 187 --
14 Victory, 1944-1948 204.
Responsibility: Denis Brian ; with an afterword by Alan Patterson.
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