The Modern Crusaders
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This chapter presents a diary of a crusader of the 231st Infantry Brigade, which came into existence in January 1917, at a time when its component parts were engaged in the campaign against the Senussi, distributed in the Western Desert of Egypt and the Oases, from Sollum to Dakhala. The diary opens on October 1st 1917, when the preparations for the simultaneous attacks on Beersheba and Gaza were nearing completion.