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A soldier with the Arabs

Author: John Bagot Glubb, Sir
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Glubb's account of his time commanding the Arab Legion, later renamed the Jordan Royal Army, between 1939 and 1956. An Englishman, he'd served in the Middle East since 1920.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Autobiographies
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glubb, John Bagot, Sir, 1897-1986.
Soldier with the Arabs.
New York, Harper [©1957]
(OCoLC)988213571
Named Person: John Bagot Glubb, Sir; Abdullah, King of Jordan; Hussein, King of Jordan; Abdullah, King of Jordan; John Bagot Glubb, Sir; Hussein, King of Jordan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Bagot Glubb, Sir
OCLC Number: 1058646
Description: 458 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Background setting --
War, peace, and terrorism --
The insoluble problem --
The slide to chaos --
On the brink of war --
The battle for Jerusalem --
Not English but angels --
The first truce --
Lydda, Ramle, and Latrun --
Knight without fear --
The shooting truce --
We stand alone --
Twelve to one --
A sea of troubles --
Building an army --
The father of his country --
Holding on --
The frontier of hate --
Battle and murder --
Reprisals --
Seditions at home --
Planning for wars --
Egyptian leadership --
Mob violence --
Order restored --
Nunc dimittis.
Responsibility: by Lieutenant-General Sir John Bagot Glubb.

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Glubb's account of his time commanding the Arab Legion, later renamed the Jordan Royal Army, between 1939 and 1956. An Englishman, he'd served in the Middle East since 1920.

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