19 April 1917

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Second Battle of Gaza

The main British attack begins, but the Turks have greatly strengthened their defences since the first battle of Gaza and the British make no real progress. At the end of the day the British commander, General Dobell, cancelled plans for a further attack on the following day.


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 19 April 1917, http://www.historyofwar.org/firstworldwar/daybyday/1917_04_19.html

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