Demonstrators in Egypt, 1919

The 1919 demonstrators came from all levels of Egyptian society. This particular photograph shows rather more well to do Egyptians joining in with calls for independence. This photograph may well have been taken after the release of Saad Zaghlul which was greeted with joy by many Egyptians.

The Road to Suez

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