Two issues of the French "Le Pelerin", documenting the entry of General Allenby at the gates of Jerusalem in 1917 - the event that symbolized the final conquest of Jerusalem by the British.
"Le Pelerin", December 9, 1917 [British Occupation Day] surveying General Allenby's entry into Jerusalem, and the fall of Jerusalem without a fight by the British after the Ottomans secretly evicted it. At the newspaper cover, Allenby's image in an army uniform [colored print]. In the interior pages, photographs of the city of Jerusalem as found by the British as they entered [mainly of the Old City], extensive articles on British progress towards Jerusalem after success in the Battle of Beer Sheva, and extensive coverage of the city of Jerusalem and its historic sites. Detached pages. stains on the title page .
"Le Pelerin" December 30, 1917 - An extensive overview of Allenby's entry into Jerusalem, and the conquest of Jerusalem by the British, accompanied by important photographs of Allenby himself and the British soldiers. On the center is a large painting [on two pages] in color showing the heads of different religions coming out to welcome Allenby.