General Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby, 1917

group of soldiers walking towards opening in very high stone wall

Colonial Films: General Allenby enters Jerusalem,
11 December 1917; 13min 35sec (silent).

When General Allenby's forces occupied Jerusalem he deliberately walked through the Damascus Gate like a pilgrim. This was in contrast to the Kaiser's entry into Jerusalem and can still generate argument.

Photo: Matson Collection, Library of Congress