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Battle of Aqaba (6 July 1917) was fought for the Jordanian port of Aqaba. The attacking forces of the Arab Revolt, led by Auda ibu Tayi and T. E. Lawrence (“Lawrence of Arabia”), were victorious over the Turkish defenders.

6 July 1917 - Battle of Aqaba - This was fought for the Jordanian port of Aqaba. The attacking forces of the Arab Revolt, led by Auda ibu Tayi and T. Lawrence (Thomas Edward - "Lawrence of Arabia"), were victorious over the Turkish defenders.

Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935). Archaeologist, writer and British Army officer renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916–18.

Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO August 1888 – 19 May Archaeologist, writer and British Army officer renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of

British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888–1935) the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, 1920. He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

"Lawrence of Arabia": British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

batra, wadi itm

Q Top photo from left to right: T E Lawrence Ahmed and Abd el Rahman at Batra. Bottom photo: T E Lawrence and camels in Wadi Itm.

Prince Faisal, leader of the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War One, and later King of Iraq, 1917

Prince Faisal, leader of the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War One, and later King of Iraq, 1917

T E LAWRENCE and his mounted body guard 1918

T E Lawrence, standing, with his Arab bodyguard mounted on camels at Akaba.

German soldiers flee from a gas attack on the Flanders Front. 1917

German soldiers flee a gas attack in Flanders, Belgium, in September of Chemical weapons were a part of the arsenal of World War I armies from the beginning, ranging from irritating tear gases.

The Arab Army was an army in name only. They first began attacking well armed Ottoman posts with disatrous results. The British seized the opportunity and began arming them. They sent a young lingusistic scholar with no military background to help advise them. Col. T.E. Lawrence fundamentally changed the Arab Revolt. He came up with the tactic of attacking the vulnerable Hejaz railway that supplied the Ottoman garrisons rather than the garisons themselves.

The Arab Army was an army in name only. They first began attacking well armed…

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