Title: The Fighting Cameliers – The Exploits of the Imperial Camel Corps in the Desert and Palestine Campaigns of the First World War.
Author: Reid, Frank
Edition: 2nd Edition
Publication Date: 2006
Cover: Soft Cover without Dust Jacket – 195 pages
Comments: The exploits of the Imperial Camel Corps in the desert and Palestine campaigns of the First World War.
The war in Sinai & Palestine from the irrepressible viewpoint of the Camel Soldiers There are few accounts of the exploits of the Imperial Camel Corps but ‘The Fighting Cameliers’ has the distinction of being written in an easy going immediate style full of incident, dialogue and action that brings the soldiers that comprised this unique fighting force into sharp relief. Written primarily from an Australian perspective with all its resilience & wit, this highly readable account often sweeps the reader up like a novel. A must for everyone interested in the First World War in the desert & Palestine.