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ONLINE: 'Delayed in the Desert: The Gaza Stalemate and Beersheba Breakthrough' with Robert Flemming


In 1917, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George ordered the Egyptian Expeditionary Force to capture Jerusalem by Christmas. This was, arguably, a diversion from the main focus of the war on the western front. He believed this would be a good 'Christmas Present' for the British people. However, the route to Jerusalem was across the Sinai desert…

ONLINE: 'Allenby's Checkmate: Jerusalem to Victory in the Middle East, 1918' with Robert Flemming


This is the second of two webinars looking at the war in Palestine. In this presentation, Robert Fleming picks up the story after the capture of Beersheba, and explores how Allenby skillfully mustered and mastered his resources to defeat the Ottoman Army at the Battle of Megiddo, and end the war in the Middle East. The presentation will be live …