Allenby Captures Jerusalem

The British General’s muted entry through the Jaffa Gate as the tidewater moment in his well-conceived and hard-fought campaign for Palestine. In June 1917, amid another round of distressing news from the Western Front, British Prime Minister David Lloyd George summoned General Edmund Allenby to London. Allenby had boasted a meteoric rise from command of … Continue reading Allenby Captures Jerusalem