The Arab Revolt 1916-18 by David Murphy, Peter Dennis

The Arab Revolt 1916-18: Lawrence sets Arabia ablaze by David Murphy, Peter Dennis
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Overview: The Arab Revolt of 1916-18 was one of the most dramatic events of World War I (1914-1918). It resulted in the birth of the modern Middle East and also created one of the most enduring myths of the war, the story of "Lawrence of Arabia". In fact, it could be argued that the wider importance of the Arab Revolt has been forgotten in the rush to focus on Lawrence myth and that later generations have lost sight of the immense changes that this rebellion represented in Arab affairs.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Hunt for Pancho Villa 1916-17 by way of Alejandro de Quesada

The Hunt for Pancho Villa: The Columbus Raid and Pershing’s Punitive Expedition 1916-17 by way of Alejandro de Quesada
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Overview: On March 9, 1916, troops below the command of Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico and its native detachment of the United States 13th Cavalry Regiment, killing 18 other folks and burning town. Six days later, on orders from President Woodrow Wilson, General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing led an expeditionary pressure of four,800 males into Mexico to seize Villa. What adopted used to be a sequence of skirmishes, battles, and chases throughout the wild and uncharted Mexican nation-state. While the Americans failed of their final objective of catching Villa, they did kill two of his most sensible lieutenants. This e-book charts the growth of all of the undertaking, protecting the dusty marches and the sour gunfights within the streets of small border cities, inspecting the successes and screw ups of this distinctive army expedition.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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1916: What The People Saw

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Harckocsik 1916-tol napjainkig

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