Photo courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London

Soundly defeated by General Allenby’s forces, nearly 3,000 Turkish prisoners await their fate on the Plain of Esdraelon. Stationed at Nazareth, northeast of Megiddo, the Turkish army had received orders to head off the Allied forces at the Musmus Pass on the morning of September 20, 1918. But they were slow in arriving, and Allenby’s troops easily overwhelmed them.