The cav­alry ad­vances

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The yawn­ing hole in the Ot­toman line al­lows the Desert Mounted Corps to gal­lop through. As Li­man has com­mit­ted al­most all his forces along the front, there is lit­tle in re­serve, leav­ing Al­lenby’s cav­alry to progress rapidly north­wards across favourable ground with­out en­coun­ter­ing much re­sis­tance. Within two days of the ar­tillery bar­rage, the towns of El Afule and Beisan have fallen to the

Mounted Corps, block­ing the en­emy’s re­treat.

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