Troops of 6th Airborne Division searching a Jewish immigrant ship, Haifa, 1948
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The British Army in Palestine, 1945-48

In the 1940s the British Army found itself stuck in the middle of a growing conflict between Arabs and Jews in Palestine. The momentous events that followed led to the creation of the State of Israel.

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Allenby's checkmate: Jerusalem to victory in the Middle East, 1918
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23 February 2018, 11.30am

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Allenby's checkmate: Jerusalem to victory in the Middle East, 1918

Robert Fleming will discuss the final months of the First World War in the Middle East.

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Operation Telic, 15 years on
Talk

16 March 2018, 11.30am

FREE

Operation Telic, 15 years on

Join Brigadier (retired) Ben Barry as he discusses UK operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, 15 years since they began.

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