from the Arab Revolt

Lawrence, T. E.
May 2010
Military History;May2010, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p17
The article presents the key elements of the article "27 Articles," by T. E. Lawrence, published in "The Arab Bulletin" in August 1917 which offers a guide for British officers who would be in assistance to Arab forces in their war against the Ottoman Turks. The author suggests that one should not be too intimate or too earnest. Wearing an Arab headcloth is recommended when with a tribe for it is also a good protection against the sun. According to the author, the use of disguise is not advisable except in certain areas.


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