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Megiddo 1918 : The last great cavalry victory - Bryan;Dovey,Ed Perrett

Megiddo 1918

The last great cavalry victory

Paperback Published: 20th May 2012
ISBN: 9781855328273
Number Of Pages: 96

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Osprey's Campaign title for the Battle of Megiddo (1918), which was one of the more decisive campaigns of World War I (1914-1918). After securing the capture of Jerusalem General Allenby planned a campaign that would knock Turkey out of World War I. In a spectacular campaign General Allenby's Egyptian Expeditionary Force achieved the breakthrough in Palestine that commanders on the Western Front had only dreamed of. Supported by Lawrence and his Arab irregulars, the Desert Mounted Corps swept across the Turkish rear, destroying three armies in the process. Turkey's war was over and the days of the tottering Ottoman Empire were numbered. This was a British 'Blitzkrieg' with a speed of advance that stunned the world twenty years before Germany's Panzers rolled across Europe.

The course of the campaign; opposing commanders; opposing armies; opposing plans; the battle of Megiddo; the legacy of Megiddo; the battlefield today; chronology; wargaming Megiddo.

ISBN: 9781855328273
ISBN-10: 1855328275
Series: Osprey Military Campaign S.
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 20th May 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.5  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1