Said Husseini ➔ The Surrender of Jerusalem to the British Forces

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Black and white photograph of the mayor of Jerusalem, Salim al-Husayni (fourth from the right), during the surrender of Jerusalem to the British forces, after the Turkish forces retreated from the city on December 9th 1917, the Mayor was forced to surrender the city without a fight to spare it from any damages. Appearing in the photograph: Tawfiq Saleh al-Husayni, Hussein Salim al-Husayni, a British soldier, Jawad Ismael al-Husayni, Abdulqader Alami, Ahmed Sharif, Hussein Alami, Ibrahim al-Za'noun, Rushdi al-Muhtadi, and Hanna Iskandar al-Lahham.