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The Great Theft of History: The Egyptian Army in the First World War

A lecture delivered on 27 March, 2019, in a conference titled “The Egyptian Revolution of 1919: The birth fo a nation” organized by the British Egyptian Society, the London Middle East Centre, and the Council for British Research in the Levant On November 11, 2013, the Military Research Department of the Egyptian Armed Forces staged a huge event commemorating the ninety-ninth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. Major-General Amin Hussein assistant to the Minister of Defense delivered a speech which extolled the participation of the Egyptian army in the war and highlighted, quote, “the heroic sacrifices of the Egyptian…

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The Great Arab Revolt of 1916

A BBC program on the Great Arab Revolt recorded live in Amman, Jordan, as part of the BBC’s commemoration of the centenary anniversary of WWI. This episode is part of a 12-part series titled The War That Changed the World. With Mouin Rabbani and Aly Mahafza. Lyse Ducet moderating. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02tmcvc

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