21 Mar 2017

Nights' Pundit - Damien Fenton

From Nights, 8:12 pm on 21 March 2017

It was a hundred years ago two months ago that the New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade played the decisive role in capturing Rafa (9 January 1917), the-then last remaining Ottoman outpost in the Sinai Peninsula. Damien Fenton delves into the Sinai-Palestine campaigns of the First World War during 1916-1917.