Arab Legion

police force raised in 1923 by British Lieut. Col. Frederick Gerard Peake (who had served with T.E. Lawrence`s Arab forces in World War I), in what ... [4 related articles]
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Arab Legion

The Arab Legion (al-Jaysh al-Arabī) was the regular army of Transjordan and then Jordan in the early part of the 20th century. ==Creation== In October 1920, after taking over the Transjordan region, the United Kingdom formed a unit of 150 men called the `Mobile Force` under the command of Captain Frederick Gerard Peake to defend the territory a.....
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