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Works

Military Report on the Sinai Peninsula
Towards 'An English Fourth'
Seven Pillars of Wisdom, The Complete 1922 Text
Paperback edition
'The Mint' and Later Writings About Service Life
Boats for the R.A.F. 1929-1935
reports and correspondence

Translation

The Forest Giant

Letters

Correspondence with Bernard and Charlotte Shaw
Correspondence with E. M. Forster and F.L. Lucas
More Correspondence with Writers
Correspondence with Edward and David Garnett
Correspondence with Henry Williamson
Translating the Bruce Rogers 'Odyssey'
Correspondence with the Political Elite 1922-1935

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Military Report on the Sinai Peninsula

Compiled by T. E. Lawrence at the War Office, London, November-December 1914.

First edition for public circulation, Castle Hill Press, 2008

Fine-press edition printed for subscribers


CONTENTS

Excursions in Sinai by Jeremy Wilson, p.vii

Note on the text of this edition, p. xxxii

Sinai Peninsula - general notes on the northern portion - general notes on the Turkish districts adjoining the Turco-Egyptian frontier, p.3

Glossary of topographical and other terms used in Sinai, p.10

Alphabetical list of wells and water-holes in the Sinai Peninsula, p.12

Index of route reports, p.32 

A. Routes in Anglo-Egyptian territory (Northern Sinai), including some routes to and from Akaba

S1 Port Said to El Arish and Rafa, along the Bardawil Peninsula and the seashore, p.37

S2 Kantara to El Arish and Rafa, via Bir el Goga, Katia, Bir Salmana, Bir el Mazar, and El Arish, p.41

S3 Kantara to El Arish and Rafa, via Bir el Goga, Katia, Bir Salmana, and Abu Mazrua, p.44

S4 Port Said to Suez (east of the Suez Canal), p.46

S5 Ismailia to Katia, p.47

S6 Ismailia to El Arish and Rafa, via the Maghara Hills, p.48

S7 Ismailia to El Arish and Rafa, via Bir Hamma, p.51

S8 Ismailia to Nekhl, via Bir el Giddi, p.53

S9 Suez to Akaba, via the Wadi um Mitla (Mitla Pass) and Nekhl, p.55

S10 Suez to Akaba, via the Wadi el Haj, p.59

S11 Suez to Nekhl, via El Raha Pass, p.60

S12 Suez to Nekhl, via the Wadi Sudr and Ain Sudr, p.62

S13 Suez to Akaba, via Ain Sudr, the Darb el Shawi, and Themed Police Post, p.64

S14 Suez to Kossaima, via the Wadi um Mitla (Mitla Pass), and Bir Hassana, p.66

S15 Nekhl to Kuntilla, via Bir Abu Mohammed and Wadi Themed, p.68

S16 Nekhl to Kossaima, via Jebel Kherim and the Wadi el Arish, p.69

S17 Nekhl to El Arish, via Bir Hassana and:

1. Bir Maghdaba—Bir Lahfan

2. Bir Lahfan direct, p.70

S18 Nekhl to Bir el Maghara, via Bir Hassana, p.72

S19 Akaba to Kossaima, via Kuntilla, p.73

S20 Kossaima to El Arish, via Abu Aweigila, with note of by-road through the Helal Gorge, p.76

S21 Kossaima to Rafa, via El Moweilleh, p.78

S22 Kossaima to Akaba, along the Turco-Egyptian Frontier, p.79

B. Incomplete and uncorrected reports for unsurveyed routes in central and southern Sinai

S23 Nekhl to Nueiba, via Bir Seneina and Bir Sura, p.83

S24 Nueiba to Akaba, p.84

S25 Nekhl to Jebel Musa, via the Nagb el Rakina (pass) and the wadis Bark and Labwa, p.85

S26 Nekhl to Jebel Musa, via the Nagb el Meraikhi and Ain el Akhdar, p.88

S27 Jebel Musa to Tor, via the Wadi Isla, p.91

S28 Tor to Suez, p.93

S29 Tor to Nekhl, via the Nagb el Rakina, p.95

S30 Tor to Nueiba (with branch road to the Monastery of St Catherine), p.98

S31 Tor to Nueiba, via Dahab, p.103

S32 Tor to Nueiba, via Nabk, p.104

C. Routes wholly or partly in Turkish territory

S33 Rafa to Gaza, p.106

S34 Rafa to Beersheba, p.108

S35 Gaza to Beersheba, p.110

S36 Kossaima to Beersheba, via El Auja, p.111

S37 Beersheba to the Wadi Araba (El Ghor), via Bir el Malah, Ras Zuweira (pass), and Ain el Beitha, p.113

S38 Beersheba to the Wadi Araba (at Ain Hosb), via Asluj, the Nagb el Gharib, Wadi Murra, El Rakib, and the Wadi Figra, p.115

S39 Beersheba to the Wadi Araba (at Ain el Weiba), via Asluj, the Nagb el Gharib, El Rakib, Ain el Gattar, and the Wadi Merzaba, p.118

S40 Beersheba to El Ghamr, via Asluj, Abda, and Wadi Roman, p.120

S41 Beersheba to Kurnub, via Asluj and Rakhama, p.122

S42 Beersheba to the Wadi Araba (at Ain el Weiba), via Bir el Malah, Kurnub, and the Nagb s'Foi, p.123

S43 Kurnub to Ain Gattar, via Wadi Abu el Ghufran, p.126

S44 El Mayein to the Wadi Araba (El Baha), via Bir Edeid um Saleh, and Wadi Jerafi, p.127

S45 El Mayein to the Wadi Araba (El Baha), via Bir Edeid el Samawa and Bir Ibn Auda, p.129

S46 Kuntilla to the Wadi Araba (El Baha), via the Wadi el Heiani, with a note on the continuation of the route (S49) to Wadi Musa (Petra), p.131

S47 Akaba to the Dead Sea (El Ghor), via the Wadi Araba, p.133

S48 El Ghor to Ain el Weiba, via the Wadi Figra and Ain Hosb, p.138

S49 Notes on routes leading eastwards from the Wadi Araba towards the Hedjaz Railway at Ma'an, p.139

S50 Akaba to Ma'an, via the Wadi Ithm, p.140

S51 Notes on routes leading westwards out of Wadi Araba to the central plateau, p.142

 

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