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101: September 2014


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Blood on the Sand - the Action at Qatia, 23rd April 1916 by Stuart Hadaway


A detailed look at the small but important action in the Sinai Desert 23rd April 1916, when a single British cavalry brigade stunted a major Ottoman attack on the crucial Suez Canal, albeit at horrendous cost to themselves. On this day, an Ottoman force intent on attacking the Suez Canal (what Kaiser Wilhelm called the 'jugular vein of the British …