Originally Posted by Damien435
Not really. If memory serves me correct it was Arab forces with British advisers that had the most success against the Ottomans.
Actually, your memory has been watching too many Hollywood movies.
There were a million British Empire troops fighting in the Middle East in 1918, and only thirty-five hundred Arabs.
re, The Lawrence of Arabia myth http://www.newcriterion.com/archive/10/sept91/fromkin.htm