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British War Office Reports Palestine Arab Legion “well Trained in Modern Warfare”

An official War office report today described a recent full-dress review in Palestine of mechanized units of the Arab Legion of the Palestine Regiment. The troops, who took two hours to pass in review, are equipped with the latest mobile equipment and arms, the report says. It emphasize that the Arabs, although primarily an agricultural people, have been well trained in military engineering and modern warfare.