100th Beersheba Anniversary

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The 31st is the anniversary of the charge which saw the decline of the Ottoman Empire. As the clip states, Allenby entered Jerusalem but the surrender of the city was made the day before to an Australian advance party. It's a footnote to history and I know it exists as I've read it before, but I'm having difficulty finding it. If there's someone who can contribute, feel free. First clip is the charge and the second has a vague reference to an Australian unit accepting the surrender of Jerusalem. BTW, I'm a little put out by the Crusader reference.


JERUSALEM - BEERSHEBA 100TH ANNIVERSARY
 
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Thanks for sharing this. I really went down a rabbit hole reading about Beersheba and the background of the Australia and New Zealand warriors that fought ruthlessly and bravely without enough water.

Here is the link to the official records. History is fascinating.

It may have the information about Jerusalem you are interested in. Its from AWM, as well. You may have already seen this. If not, I hope it helps.

AWM4 10/4/10 - October 1917 - AWM4 10/4/10 - October 1917
 
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