THOMAS EDWARD LAWRENCE aka Lawrence of Arabia (dashing, romanticized British officer credited with leading the Arab revolt against the Turks during World War I, depicted in the epic film Lawrence of Arabia)
Jordan: Paul Castelnau’s 1918 travels in the Middle East coincided with the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire. Pictured here in Quweira, Arabia (now Jordan), is Fayz Bey el Azm, a companion of Prince Faisal, who led the revolt with T.
The Arab Revolt was initiated by the Sherif Hussein bin Ali with the aim of securing independence from the ruling Ottoman Turks and creating a single unified Arab state spanning from Aleppo in Syria to Aden in Yemen.
"Lawrence of Arabia": British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence (aka Lawrence of Arabia, 1888-1935), British Army officer best known for his liaison role during the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916-1918. Seen here wearing Arab clothing in the desert. Pin by Paolo Marzioli