The True Story of Lawrence of Arabia

It’s likely you’ve seen, or at least heard of, the movie Lawrence of Arabia, the story of T.E. Lawrence’s experiences aiding the Arabs in their revolt against the Ottoman Turks during WWI. The movie sanitized the story a bit, as you can imagine. The real story of Lawrence of Arabia was far more gritty and is probably the best explanation for why the Middle East is the mess that it currently is.

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