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Occupied by the Allies: Beirut—A Famous Port of Syria

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-my. on OtDobe 7 British armored ram precein our caky and-inanhy olumn , arrived, and on October 8 the advanced detacuhments of British and Indian infantry occupied the place, being receied enthusiastically by the inhabitants. The number of proners taken by the Egyptian Eepeditionay Force (exdusive of those taken by the Arab armies) has rise to over 75,00.”



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Issue 4148. - Vol CLIII

Oct, 19 1918

Illustrated London News