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Monday, March 24, 2014

One of T. E. Lawrence's Desert Camps is Located "Nearly Intact"

In this centennial year of the outbreak of the First World War, there have been a number of stories in the British press noting the discovery of one of T.E.Lawrence's guerrilla camps used in raiding the Hijaz railroad''s being reported as still nearly intact, with remnants of food and of rum and gin bottles. Stories have appeared in the Daily Mail and the Sunday Times, he latter mostly behind a paywall, but you can also find an account of how it was found here,

1 comment:

Paul Mutter said...

Reminds me of the old Hejaz Railway ruins.