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The Battle of Beersheba: Strategic and Tactical Pivot of Palestine

@inproceedings{Grafman2013TheBO,
  title={The Battle of Beersheba: Strategic and Tactical Pivot of Palestine},
  author={Zachary D Grafman},
  year={2013}
}
  • Zachary D Grafman
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • The Battle of Beersheba, fought on October 31, 1917, was a vital turning point in the British campaign against the Ottoman Turks. The battle opened a gap in the Turkish line that eventually resulted in the British takeover of Palestine. The British command saw the cavalry charge of the 4th Light Horse Brigade as a new tactical opportunity, and this factored into the initiative for new light tank forces designed around the concepts of mobility and flanking movements. What these commanders failed… CONTINUE READING

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