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The fighting on the Egyptian Western Frontier, 1915 (c)

Photograph, World War One, Middle East, 1915 (c).

Indian Army soldiers stand guard over a group of wounded Bedouin soldiers at Mersa Matruh in western Egypt. 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.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-02-589-9

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2002-02-589-9

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