12 December 1917

General Allenby’s formal entry on foot to Jerusalem, 11 December 1917. The leading figure is that of Borton Pacha, the British Military Governor of the Town, followed by his two Aides-de-Camp. Further behind, from left to right: Colonel de Piepape, Commanding the French Detachment, General Allenby, whose head is visible between the shoulders of the officers preceding him, and Lieutenant Colonel D’Agostino, Commanding the Italian Detachment. Image courtesy Imperial War Museum © IWM (Q 12616).

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