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jerusalem surrunder to 2 british soldiers..


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a photo album, that was given to sir herbert samuel by the american colony in palestine between 1920-1925 was found recently in israel archive by coencidence..

one photo is very interesting, the mayor of jerusalem surrender to 2 british soldier.

the story i heard was that the 2 soldiers were cooks who looked for water and found thmselves taking jerusalem..

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WOW michael..what an amazing thread...do you think the pics from your threads are the original photos?

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Generally thought to be Privates Albert Church & Richard Andrew, 2/20th Londons.

The two in the picture shown are Sergeants Sedgewich and Hurcombe, not the two earlier cooks.

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