Tag Archive for Palestine

OTTOMANS SURRENDER JERUSALEM

Four Centuries of Ottoman Rule at an End. Turkish Retreat a Christmas Present for the British Nation Special to The Great War Project (5 December) Intense fighting continued in the Middle East in the early days of December a century ago, and on December 9th, Jerusalem under the Ottoman Turkish forces surrendered to the British.…

RING OF SPIES IN PALESTINE

A Young Woman Keeps Her Secrets Under Pain of Death. Seeking A National Home for the Jews. Special to The Great War Project. (1 October) A century ago, in the month of October, the situation for the Allies looks desperate on almost all fronts. The fight for the Belgian village of Passchendaele is a stalemate…

ARAB REVOLT STALLS

Lawrence Seeks Leading Role British Eye Palestine; Seek Jewish Support Special to The Great War Project (4-9 December) As winter approaches in the Middle East a century ago, the British are divided on how to manage what has come to be called “the Arab Revolt.” The debate between the British command in London and the…