VI. The World Wars and the Interwar Period, 1914–1945 > F. The Middle East and North Africa, 1914–1945 > 2. The Middle East > f. Lebanon
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  The Encyclopedia of World History.  2001.
 
(See 1913–14)
 
f. Lebanon
 
 
1918, Oct. 7
 
French landing in Beirut following the Ottoman evacuation of Lebanon. British forces entered the city the next day and formally imposed a military administration under French supervision.  1
 
1919, Nov. 10
 
The French government under Clemenceau announced its support for a separate Lebanese state.  2
 
Nov. 21
 
Arrival in Beirut of Gen. Henri Gouraud, the high commissioner for the French mandate.  3
 
 
 
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