The story of the Arab Legion.
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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English



  • Jordan


  • Trans-Jordan. Arab Legion,
  • Jordan -- History

Book details:

LC ClassificationsDS110.4 .G5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6044600M
LC Control Number49001942

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glubb, John Bagot, Sir, Story of the Arab Legion. New York: Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . During the First World War, he served in France. In , Glubb succeeded Frederick G. Peake as the commander of the Arab Legion (Now known as Jordan Royal Army). During this period, he transformed the legion into the best trained force in the Arab world. This book is about his experience and the Arab Legion.5/5(1). John Adair served with a Bedouin regiment in the Arab Legion and this story is full of fascinating detail of desert life and Bedouin beliefs. A business book that crosses boundaries it highlights the key leadership skills displayed by Muhammad and allows you to share in his wisdom.

This was written before the Arab Legion entered the Palestine war against the Jews. The main problem now for King Abdullah and for Glubb—and events have made the task even harder since Glubb wrote his book—must be how to save what little is left of the prestige of the Legion and uphold the myth which Glubb has tried to create. The Story Of The Arab Legion (The Middle East in the 20th Century) by John Bagot Glubb (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Story of the Arab Legion (Book): Glubb, John Bagot.

Lieutenant-General Sir John Bagot Glubb, KCB, CMG, DSO, OBE, MC, KStJ, KPM (16 April – 17 March ), known as Glubb Pasha, was a British soldier, scholar and author, who led and trained Transjordan's Arab Legion between and as its commanding general. During the First World War, he served in s/wars: World War I, World War II: Anglo . This edition commemorates the Fiftieth Anniversary of the year in which the author first entered the service of the Government of Trans-Jordan. Illustrations, end paper maps. Signed by the author, numbered 79 of a Limited Edition of 8vo. approx. 8 3/4ins. X 5 3/4ins.   In subsequent years, under the leadership of Glubb Pasha, the Arab Legion was transformed into the best-trained of all Arab armies. This richly illustrated book examines the history of the Arab Legion, detailing the infantry, supporting arms and services, and air, sea, police and national guard : Bloomsbury USA. This book examines the personal vision of General Sir John Glubb, British pro-Consul in the Middle East and commander of the Arab Legion between It offers the first in-depth account of Glubb's thinking and actions during , as he led his small army into Palestine and war against Israel.