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March 12, 1921 Winston Churchill on Creation of Transjordan

Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill, Secretary of State for the Colonies

I created Transjordan with the stroke of a pen on a Sunday afternoon in Cairo

Source: O Jerusalem!, Lapierre Collins, Simon & Schuster (1972) ; Gelvin, James L.  The Israel-Palestine Conflict; One Hundred Years of War.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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