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46 As far as public records are concerned, aside from pertinent Cabinet, Home Ofﬁce and Foreign Ofﬁce papers, a voluminous general series of War Ofﬁce ﬁles that no previous researcher has exploited have been used to update earlier accounts. 49 It should be noted, however, that before Simkins wrote this, Trevor Wilson’s The Myriad Faces of War: Britain and the Great War, 1914–18 (1985) had brilliantly synthesised personal experience and grand strategy. 52 According to Marwick, participation in war has brought political and social gains, and it could be argued that the Jewish Legion represented an eminently successful example of that process.
I had heard something of this and had meant to bring them out for a rest, and to get them into good fettle, when I would have probably joined them on to the Helles lot. Now they tell me that these discontented, unhappy fellows have all been sent back to Alexandria, staright [sic]. There they, being the unhappy section of the Corps[,] will spread unhappy rumours and kill recruiting. Who can combat such stupidity as this? I feel it badly because just at this moment I wanted to recruit up the Corps again.
They may in fact serve as ground bait to entice the big Jew journalists and bankers towards our cause. The former will lend us the colour, the latter the coin. 27 Hamilton’s remarks appear to be sarcastic; the use of the term ‘chosen people’ and the reference to ‘big Jew journalists and bankers’ seem to reveal an anti-Semitic attitude. 28 He repeated these disparaging remarks to Lord Kitchener in a letter of the same date, 30 The Jewish Legion and the First World War thereby indicating that such comments were a normal part of everyday communication.
The Jewish Legion and the First World War by Martin Watts (auth.)