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1918I

By Raven Hill, 'Punch', May 9, 1918

Turkish retreat from the Persian Gulf.

1918J

By Partridge, 'Punch', May 29, 1918

The Kaiser still dreams of Herat, Afghanistan.

1918K

By Tom Webster, 'The London Opinion', August 31, 1918

'Hot weather in Mespot'

1918A

By J.W., 'The Daily Graphic', September 1918

Allenby defeats the Turks at the Battle
of Megiddo (Armageddon) Sept. 19, 1918.

By Howard Elcock, 'The Bystander', November 6, 1918

'Life of a British Officer in Iraq'

Lawrence of Arabia Map

Lawrence's map and his vision of the Middle East

1918B

By Kennington from 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'

Allenby marches into Damascus on Oct. 1, 1918. Lawrence is behind on the left.

1918C

By Kennington from 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'

Lawrence expresses his displeasure at the Sykes-Picot Agreement.

1918L

By CooperToons

Lowell Thomas, an American journalist covering the British campaign in Palestine, is best known as the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous.

1918M

Lowell Thomas' multimedia show, depitcting Lawrence's exploits in Arabia, made him a hero in the English-speaking world. Poster promoting the production is shown above.

1918F

By Dobson

British Officer of the Egyptian Army.

The British 'Arabists'
They cherished the dream of Arab independence, albiet with close links with
Britain. With this aim in mind they actively encouraged and supported the Arab
revolt against the Turkish Empire
.

From the 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'.

1918E

By William Roberts

The British High Commissioner in Egypt.

From the 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'.

1918G

By William Roberts

Commander 'Sirdar' of the Egyptian Army.

From the 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'.

1918H

Ronald Storrs, Oriental Secretary of the Residency
'The most brilliant Englishman of the Near East' - T. E. Lawrence

From the 'The Seven Pillars of Wisdom'.