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Turkish machine gun company, 31 October 1917

Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), Palestine, 1917.

Turkish machine gunners in position before General Edmund Allenby's Egyptian Expeditionary Force attacked at Beersheba on 31 October 1917. The town was captured after a set-piece assault by the infantry of the 60th and 74th Divisions and a daring charge by the 4th Australian Light Horse Brigade.

One of 128 photographs collected by Major C E Lugard, East Surrey Regiment and Royal Flying Corps, 1914-1944.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1990-07-188-37


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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