A high view of the camp and horse lines of A Squadron, 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment, in a valley near Jericho in Palestine.

A high view of the camp and horse lines of A Squadron, Australian Light Horse Regiment, in a valley near Jericho in Palestine.

The Capture of Be'er Sheva by the Australian Light Horsemen in 1917 -- Arguably the Most Important Battle of WWI in Palestine | Picture a Day

The Capture of Be'er Sheva by the Australian Light Horsemen in 1917 -- Arguably the Most Important Battle of WWI in Palestine

One of the wells destroyed by the Turks at Beersheba as found by British and Australian troops on the morning of November 1st, 1917.

One of the wells destroyed by the Turks at Beersheba as found by British and Australian troops on the morning of November

مدرسة للبدو، بئر السبع، فلسطين بداية ١٩٠٠ School for Bedouins, Beersheba (Beer AlSabe'a), Palestine The beginning of 1900 Escuela de beduinos, Beersheba (Beer AlSabe'a), Palestina El comienzo de 1900

مدرسة للبدو، بئر السبع، فلسطين بداية ١٩٠٠ School for Bedouins, Beersheba (Beer AlSabe'a), Palestine The beginning of 1900 Escuela de beduinos, Beersheba (Beer AlSabe'a), Palestina El comienzo de 1900

مدينة بئر السبع - فلسطين عام 1930م  The City of Beersheba - Palestine in 1930

السوق بئر السبع، فلسطين ١٩٣٠ The Market Beersheba (Be'r AsSabe'), Palestine 1930 El Mercado Beersheba (Be'r AsSabe'), Palestina 1930

بئر السبع، فلسطين 1922  Beersheba (Beer AlSabe'), Palestine 1922  Beersheba (Bir al Sabe'), Palestina 1922

بئر السبع، فلسطين 1922 Beersheba (Beer AlSabe'), Palestine 1922 Beersheba (Bir al Sabe'), Palestina 1922

Beersheba, Palestine. c 1917. A large group of Turkish prisoners, being led by an Australian soldier of the Light Horse on horseback. Note the soldiers in the background (middle and left) taking a photograph of the Turkish prisoners as they are being led away. (Donor J. Mulholland) ...

British Take Beersheba After Cavalry Charge “An Australian cavalryman escorting Turkish prisoners after the capture of Beersheba. ” October 31 Beersheba–After extensive preparations, the British.

سوق الخميس...بئر السبع/1940....

سوق الخميس...بئر السبع/1940....

City of Beersheba, 1950

A photograph of Beersheba in the (The Encyclopedia of Israel in…

Light Horse encampment. “On the morning of the 10th Cox’s brigade moved on Esdud, the ancient Ashdod, and (like Askalon, which the infantry had passed a little further to the south) one of the five cities of the Philistines . . . in old Askalon there are impressive stone relics of the Crusaders, as of still earlier conquerors.” (456)

Beersheba and beyond – Palestine 1917

Light Horse encampment. “On the morning of the 10th Cox’s brigade moved on Esdud, the ancient Ashdod, and (like Askalon, which the infantry had passed a little further to the south) one of the five cities of the Philistines . . . in old Askalon there are impressive stone relics of the Crusaders, as of still earlier conquerors.” (456)

bridge over watercourse Wady Ghuzze was a vital source of water during preparations for the move on Beersheba. “A characteristic wady, the Ghuzze is more favoured than most of the streams of southern Palestine; in addition to its winter floods, when it rolls down in a great muddy torrent several feet deep . . . it is fed in summer by a number of springs in its bed, which . . . provide permanent water”.(263)

Beersheba and beyond – Palestine 1917

bridge over watercourse Wady Ghuzze was a vital source of water during preparations for the move on Beersheba. “A characteristic wady, the Ghuzze is more favoured than most of the streams of southern Palestine; in addition to its winter floods, when it rolls down in a great muddy torrent several feet deep . . . it is fed in summer by a number of springs in its bed, which . . . provide permanent water”.(263)

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