Lawrence of Arabia

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Byblos Visited
Chartres Cathedral Visited in 1908
Crac des Chevaliers Visited
Damascus Participated in the WWI battle over it
Fortified City of Carcassonne Visited (1906-10)
Historic Cairo Visited
Incense Route of the Negev Excavated Elusa
Petra Visited
Wadi Rum Used by him as an army base during 1917/8. One of the rock formations was (much later)named "The Seven Pillars of Wisdom" in memory of Lawrence's book. Lawrence does refer in his book to the location but the movie was incorrect in a number of important respects as to its significance in military terms to him. See


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