Colonel Meinertzhagen dropped his haversack in full sight of the enemy
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|Caption||The Wallet That Won a War. In July 1917, General Allenby's intelligence officers conceived a daring plan to persuade Turkish troops that they were to attack Gaza when the target was actually elsewhere. The bait was a haversack full of false papers that was to be dropped by Colonel Meinertzhagen in full sight of the enemy. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 502 (28 August 1971).|
|Creator||Graham Coton, British (1926–2003)|
|Credit||© Look and Learn|
|General Allenby Turks Turkish soldiers war First World War Great War World War I horse haversack General Meinertzhagen rifle fake Colonel Meinertzhagen dropped full sight enemy Graham Coton|
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