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Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill

Primary Sources October 25 1919, The Shame of Winston Churchill February 8, 1920, The Shame of Winston Churchill March 12, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill March 20,1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill March 28, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill 1921, Reply to Mousa Kasem El-Hussaini Winston Churchill to Prime Minister David Lloyd George […]

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June 1922, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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June 1922, The Shame of Winston Churchill

June 1922 The Shame of Winston Churchill The Royal (Peel) Commision of 1938 The field in which the Jewish National Home was to be established was understood, at the time of the Balfour Declaration, to be the whole of historic Palestine, and the Zionists were seriously disappointed when Trans-Jordan was cut away from that field […]

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March 28, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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March 28, 1921, The Shame of Winston Churchill

March 28, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill Winston Churchill visiting the graves of World War I British soldiers in Jerusalem: “You had only to look on your road here this afternoon to see the graveyard of over 2,000 British soldiers, and there are many other graveyards, some even larger, that are scattered about in […]

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Winston Churchill  to Prime Minister David Lloyd George
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Winston Churchill to Prime Minister David Lloyd George

April 2, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill “We consider it necessary immediately to occupy militarily TransJordania… As we cannot contemplate hostilities with Abdullah in any circumstances, there is no alternative to this policy. We must therefore proceed in co-operation and accord with him…Abdullah with best will in the world will not be able to […]

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Jerusalem Conference on March 28th, 1921
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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 20, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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March 20, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill

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 12th, 1921 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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March 12th, 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. Diener and Joshua Hagen The Palestine […]

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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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October 25, 1919, The Shame of Winston Churchill
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October 25, 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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1911 The Shame of Winston Churchill
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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.

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