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Relentless Pursuit

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/9780813123837.003.0007
Relentless Pursuit

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This chapter examines the British Expeditionary Force's (EEF) pursuit of the escaping Turkish forces. It highlights the role of the Desert Mounted Corps in this pursuit and highlights the challenges faced by the British troops against the defenses put up by the Turkish infantry. It discusses the casualties suffered by the EEF and provides some excerpt of the soldiers' personal description of this campaign.

Keywords: EEF; Turkish forces; Desert Mounted Corps; casualties; infantry; soldiers

Chapter.  6934 words. 

Subjects: Military History

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