Thursday, 27 June 2019

804) Fawzi al-Qawuqji

Fawzi al-Qawuqji (1890 – 1977). Leading Arab nationalist military figure in the interwar period, based in Germany, and allied to Nazi Germany during World War II, who served as the Arab Liberation Army (ALA) field commander during the 1948 Palestine War.

- "Like the blue eyes and red hair el-Husseini, with his scarred face, his thick neck and his closely cropped red hair, el Kaukji bore a closer resemblance to a Prussian officer than to an Arab chief."…/…/fawzi-el-kaukji.html 

- "With red hair and blue eyes, he looked more German than Arab."…

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