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By Eran Dolev, Louis Lillywhite

This booklet analyzes the clinical companies of the Egyptian Expeditionary strength lower than the command of normal Allenby in the course of the Palestine Campaigns of 1917-18. It describes the struggle opposed to epidemic disorder encouraged by means of common Allenby's distinct perspective in the direction of the health and wellbeing of the troops and to army drugs and the advancements in military-medical association and surgical procedure at the battlefield in the course of those campaigns.

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For more than eighteen months, while several senior commanders in the British Expeditionary Force at the Western Front were relieved of their command and despite his strained personal relations with Sir Douglas Haig, the supreme commander of the BEF, he maintained his position.

55 General Chetwode succeeded Dobell as commander of the Eastern Force; Major General Harry Chauvel replaced Chetwode as commander of the Desert Column, and Brig. Gen. C. Chaytor, commander of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, succeeded Chauvel at the command of the ANZAC Mounted Division. ’56 As an outcome of the change of policy, the War Cabinet also decided to reinforce the EEF with an infantry division. The one selected was the 60th (London) Division, then in Salonika, which had seen battle on the Western Front before it was sent to Macedonia.

Mounted troops actually got into Gaza, and, in emulating Samson, three of them got gonorrhoea. 53 One of the medical lessons learnt from the two battles of Gaza was that two adjacent hospitals working in coordination with each other were more efficient than two hospitals operating each on its own. The first of such ‘pairs’ was established at Qantara, where No. 44 Stationary Hospital joined No. 24 Stationary Hospital. The DMS located the next pair of hospitals – Stationary Hospitals Nos. indd 39 1/24/2007 12:55:51 40 Allenby’s Military Medicine to England.

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