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Author Mortlock, Michael J., 1933-

Title The Egyptian Expeditionary Force in World War I : a history of the British-led campaigns in Egypt, Palestine and Syria / Michael J. Mortlock.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  940.41241 MORT    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-290) and index.
Contents Introduction: The Middle Eastern theatre -- Egypt and the Suez Canal -- The Sinai Peninsula and the failures at Gaza : The gateway to Palestine -- A change at the top, then success at Beersheba and Gaza -- Lloyd George's Christmas present -- Advance, delay, advance : the Judean Hills and the Jordan -- The final stroke -- Backlash -- Postscript: Back home -- Appendix A: Participants in the Palestine Campaign -- Appendix B: Basic British Army structure -- Appendix C: Casualties -- Appendix D: Order of battle of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force -- Appendix E: General Allenby's official report -- Appendix F: The Egyptian government -- Appendix G: Statement of aims in Palestine -- Appendix H: Norfolk Regiment officers -- Appendix I: Royal Army Service Corps officers, 54th (East Anglian) Division -- Appendix J: Equipment on company establishment -- Appendix K: Field Marshal Lord Allenby's letter.
Summary "Drawn from the historical record and the author's family letters and photographs, this military history follows the 5th Suffolk Regiment from England to Syria and to the end of the war"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Mortlock, Jake. -- Correspondence.
Great Britain. Army. Suffolk Regiment -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
Great Britain. Army. Egyptian Expeditionary Force -- History.
Great Britain. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918 -- Sources.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Egypt.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Palestine.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Syria.
Soldiers -- England -- Suffolk -- Correspondence.
ISBN 9780786448715 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786448717 (softcover : alk. paper)