T E Lawrence and the Arab Revolt 1916 - 1918.Mecca - the Kaaba. Looking down over the Haram, with the city behind. Arabic inscription at the top reads - "Al-tawwaf hawl al-Ka'bah" (The circumambulation of the Ka'bah). Date 1907 (Pre-1914)
The Arab Revolt (1916–1918) was initiated by the Sherif Hussein bin Ali with the aim of securing independence from the ruling Ottoman Turks and creating a single unified Arab state spanning from Aleppo in Syria to Aden in Yemen.
How I Found the Lost Desert Camp of Lawrence of Arabia (Op-Ed)
T. E. Lawrence, A.K.A. LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. He was an English soldier and architect and archaeologist, who led the Arab Revolt against the Ottomoan Empire. He finds his calling among the Arab tribes of the desert with whom he aids in their conquering of Damascus and building a modern nation-state. He led bands of nomadic arabs in the successful overthrow of the Ottoman/Turkish Empire during World War I.
British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888–1935) the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, 1920. He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)
Amiir (Later Malik) Fayshal ibn al-`Hussayn al-Haa`shimii with His Sudanese Personal Guard During the Arab Revolt Against the Ottoman Empire (`Shaam) (1335s H Photograph; Republique Francaise) -Paul Castelnau (1297.6.7-1363.7.8 H Francais; Photographer) #FrenchRepublic #Jordan | Britain imported many African Warrior from Sudan to support the revolt against the Ottoman; composing large part of the army. Their decendant might have mixed with the Arabs of today