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Hell in the Holy LandWorld War I in the Middle East$
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David R. Woodward

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780813123837

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813123837.001.0001

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Clearing the Sinai

Clearing the Sinai

(p.33) 3 Clearing the Sinai
Hell in the Holy Land


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This chapter examines the challenges faced by the British soldiers in clearing Mount Sinai in Egypt. It discusses the difficulties of the soldiers in riding and managing their camels during this campaign. It also explores the establishment of the Egyptian Labour Corps (ELC) and the Camel Transport Corps (CTC) to provide support in the defense of the Suez Canal and the crossing of Mount Sinai.

Keywords:   British soldiers, Mount Sinai, Egypt, camels, ELC, CTC, Suez Canal

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