27 March 1917

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First Battle of Gaza

Having come close to success on the previous day the British attempt to take the key Ali Muntar ridge but are eventually forced to retreat. A second attempt to capture Gaza on 17-19 April is far less succesful.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 March 1917, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1917_03_27.html

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