IntroductionRival Empires: 1914 5The Defence of Egypt: 1914-16 23The Dardanelles Landings: 1915 44The Dardanelles to the Evacuation: 1915-16 62Clearing Sinai: 1915-16 83Defeat and Stalemate in Southern Palestine: 1917 107Third Gaza and the Conquest of Jerusalem: 1917 129Defeat of the Ottomans in Palestine and Syria: 1918 154Aftermaths 175Bibliographic Essay
Professor Jeffrey Grey is a leading military historian with an interest in contemporary warfare. He teaches Australian Military History, Contemporary Warfare and US Military History. He is a member the Army Historical Advisory Committee and the Army History Research Grant Schemes Committee, a Consultant to the Department of Veterans' Affairs Series, a consultant to the 8-part television series Australians at War (2001), and adjunct senior research fellow, Land Warfare Studies Centre.
The War with the Ottoman Empire is a solid contribution to a growing body of literature that considers the Ottoman perspective on the conflict Kate Ariotti, Australian Journal of Politics and History a book that captures the strategic and operational complexity of the campaigns waged against the Ottoman Empire ... Grey handles the narrative brilliantly in a book that is written in an accessible style and well illustrated throughout with appropriate photographs and useful maps. Most impressive is the fact that he summarises the existing literature ... in a clear fashion, but also integrates into his narrative a solid grasp of the primary source material held in British and Australian archives. James E. Kitchen, Army Historical Research