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John Glubb
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Born in Preston, Lancashire
Born on 16th of April 1897
Died on 17th of March 1986

Born 1897. Died 1986 - English soldier.

Known as Glubb Pasha. First organiser of the police force in the new state of Iraq in 1920. Best known for leading and training Transjordan's Arab Legion (1939-1956) as its commanding general. Published a number of works including The Story of the Arab Legion (1948) and A Soldier with the Arabs (1957).

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