Bringing Bedouin prisoners into Mersa Matruh, Egyptian Western Frontier, 1915
Photograph, World War One, Middle East (1914-1918), 1915.
In 1915 the Ottoman Turks attempted to breach British defences on the Suez Canal. In support of these operations the Senussi Arabs attacked the British from the west, but were defeated by the Western Frontier Force under Major-General A Wallace.
From a collection of 164 official photographs.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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