The Battle for Palestine, 1917

The Battle for Palestine, 1917The Battle for Palestine, 1917 by John D. Grainger
ISBN: 9781843832638
Published by Boydell Press on January 1st 2006
Genres: Middle East, Military
Pages: 292

Len's Summary: A detailed analysis of the Allenby's campaign written from the British point of view. See also Hell in the Holy Land by David Woodward (Kentucky 2006). // The three battles for Gaza, with particular emphasis on the successful third British attack which led to the Christmas 1917 occupation of Jerusalem.

The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1928

The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1928The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1928 by John D. Grainger
ISBN: 0754635368
Published by Ashgate Publishing on August 28th 2003
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval

Len's Summary: The little known story of enforcing the Royal Navy’s “distant blockade” largely employing thin-skinned armed merchant cruisers that become an increasingly effective force as the war wore on.

The Battle for Syria, 1918-1920

The Battle for Syria, 1918-1920The Battle for Syria, 1918-1920 by John D. Grainger
ISBN: 9781843838036
Published by Boydell Press on January 1st 2013
Genres: History, Middle East, General, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 261

Len's Summary: Detailed narrative of the desert war and the post-war peace conferences; a timely reminder of how the clash of French and British imperial ambitions with Arab nationalism shaped modern Syria.