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1911 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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1911 The Shame of Winston Churchill

1911 The Shame of Winston Churchill Winston Churchill became The First Lord of the Admiralty and accelerates the transition of the Royal Navy from coal to oil, but most of the oil was imported. Source: Wiki

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1919 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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1919 The Shame of Winston Churchill

“On October 25, 1919, Churchill wrote a memorandum for the cabinet proposing that the Ottoman Empire should not be divided among the victorious powers, but preserved intact, and placed under the authority of the League of Nations.  Such a plan would bring an end to the British Mandate in Palestine, and would lead to the […]

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February 8, 1920 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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February 8, 1920 The Shame of Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill:“If, as may well happen, there should be created in our lifetime by the banks of the Jordan a Jewish State under the protection of the British Crown, which might comprise three or four millions of Jews, an event would have occurred in the history of the world which would, from every point of […]

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1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill

1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill In his later years, he liked to boast that in 1921 he created the British mandate of Trans-Jordan, the incarnation of what still is the kingdom of Jordan, “with the stroke of a pen, one Sunday afternoon in Cairo.” Source: “Borderlines and Borderlands,” (pg 189) edited by Alexander C. […]

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March 12th, 1921 The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75%
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March 12th, 1921 The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75%

March 12th, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75% “The outstanding question to be discussed (at the Cairo Conference) was the policy to be adopted with regard to Trans-Jordania, and its effect upon the strength of the Imperial garrison in Palestine. The Conference recommended that Trans-Jordania should be constituted […]

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March 20, 1921 The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75%
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March 20, 1921 The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75%

March 20, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75% Winston Churchill: “I created Transjordan with the stroke of a pen on a Sunday Afternoon in Cairo” Source: O Jerusalem!, Lapierre Collins, Simon & Schuster (1972) March 21th, 1921: The Shame of Winston Churchill The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by […]

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March 24, 1921 The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75%
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March 24, 1921 The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75%

March 24, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill The Palestine Mandate is Reduced by 75% In an urgent letter to the Foreign Office, the Colonial Office explained that Article 25 (of the Palestine Mandate) had been framed in such a way as to enable Britain “to set up an Arab administration and to withhold indefinitely […]

March 28, 1921 Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921
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March 28, 1921 Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921

March 28, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill Winston Churchill at the Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921:

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March 28, 1921 Lawrence of Arabia
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March 28, 1921 Lawrence of Arabia

March 28, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill On March 1st 1921, On March 1st, I (Emir Abdullah) left Maan by train for Amman. I then received a note from Sir Herbert Samuel, British High Commissioner, inviting me to Jerusalem to meet the British Secretary of State for the Colonies(e.g. Winston Churchill). I accepted the […]

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March 28, 1921 Lawrence of Arabia in a letter to his friend Robert Graves
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March 28, 1921 Lawrence of Arabia in a letter to his friend Robert Graves

March 28, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill Lawrence of Arabia in a letter to his friend Robert Graves: “… So, as I say, I got all I want [for other people (e.g. for the Arabs)] – the Churchill solution exceeded my one-time hopes and quitted the game.  Whether the Arab national spirit is permanent […]

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