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Allenby and the Palestine Campaign *

Jonathan Newell

in The First World War and British Military History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222996
eISBN:
9780191678561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222996.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the historiography related to the role of British General Edmund Allenby in the Palestine campaign during World War I. It suggests that most writing about the campaign portrays ... More


“Bloody Bull’s Loose”

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the selection of General Sir Edmund Allenby to replace Archie Murray as commander in chief of the British Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF). Allenby reorganized the EEF and ... More


Egypt and Palestine

Kaushik Roy

in Indian Army and the First World War: 1914-18

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199485659
eISBN:
9780199093939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485659.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In Egypt, the Allied troops remained on the defensive during 1914 and 1915. In 1916, there was a half-hearted advance to the Sinai Peninsula. The tempo picked up in 1917 resulting in advance across ... More


Megiddo

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the British Egyptian Expeditionary Forces' (EEF) campaign in Megiddo in pursuit of Turkish forces. It describes General Edmund Allenby's strategy of making his breakthrough ... More


Jordan Valley

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Egyptian Expeditionary Force's (EEF) campaign in the Jordan Valley. In August 1918, the British forces launched an attack to capture Es Salt. However, the British attack ... More


Sacred Soil

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the British Expeditionary Force's (EEF) pursuit of the Turkish forces in Jerusalem. With the EEF's capture of Junction Station, the Turks lost their railway connection to ... More


Breakout

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land: World War I in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123837
eISBN:
9780813134963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the execution of British Egyptian Expeditionary Force (EEF) commander in chief General Sir Edmund Allenby's strategy for capturing Gaza. It discusses the assistance provided by ... More


Simaika and the British Administrators

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's relationship with several British administrators, from Lord Cromer to Lord Lloyd. The head of the British administration in Egypt was the British agent and ... More


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