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Surrendering Jerusalem

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year: 
1917
BTD page #: 
48
BTD photo #: 
14
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Jerusalem, 9 December 1917: British noncommissioned officers belonging to an advance party of the 219th Battalion, London Regiment, accepting the surrender of Jerusalem from Hussein Salim al-Husseini, mayor of Jerusalem (fourth right with cane). Second right is Ahmad Sharaf, a Palestinian police inspector.