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Clearing the Sinai

DAVID R. WOODWARD

in Hell in the Holy Land

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780813123837
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134963 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.003.0003
Clearing the Sinai

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This chapter examines the challenges faced by the British soldiers in clearing Mount Sinai in Egypt. It discusses the difficulties of the soldiers in riding and managing their camels during this campaign. It also explores the establishment of the Egyptian Labour Corps (ELC) and the Camel Transport Corps (CTC) to provide support in the defense of the Suez Canal and the crossing of Mount Sinai.

Keywords: British soldiers; Mount Sinai; Egypt; camels; ELC; CTC; Suez Canal

Chapter.  10452 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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