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1917 Reenactment of Allenby’s Entrance to Jerusalem

Actors reenact the historic events of 11th December, 1917, which marks the British Empire's victory over the Ottoman Empire, as General Edmund Allenby entered the Old City of Jerusalem on foot through the Jaffa Gate, the first Christian to take control of Jerusalem in 600 years. David Lloyd George, UK PM, described the capture as "a Christmas present for the British people".

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