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  • CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

The Gaza stalemate and Beersheba breakthrough

Preparations ahead of the Third Battle of Gaza, 1917

Robert Fleming explores the events and impact of the British Army's campaigns in the Middle East during the First World War.

The Gallipoli campaign of 1915 failed to knock the Ottoman Empire out of the First World War. The result for the British Army was a long and bloody struggle through Sinai, Palestine and Syria that would helpĀ determine the fate of the Middle East for years to come.

Robert Fleming isĀ the Templer Study Centre Manager at the National Army Museum.

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