1917

  • Australia, Israel commemorate 1917 battle with joint stamp

    SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) – Israel and Australia jointly released stamps marking the charge of the Australian Light Horse Brigade at Beersheva in 1917. In 1917, heavily outnumbered Australian troops overran Turkish troops to take Beersheva and open the road for the capture of Jerusalem. One stamp features the statue in Beersheva of an Australian Light… More ▸