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Sinai campaign

  • Sinai campaign

    The Sinai campaign is less well known than other First World War campaigns like Gallipoli and those on the Western Front. But it was here, in the harsh, arid desert, that the Allies took the first major step towards their ultimate victory over the Ottoman Turks in the Middle East.

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  • Major-General Edward Walter Clervaux Chaytor, commander of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade and Anzac Mounted Division during the Sinai and Palestine campaigns, 1916-18.