T.E. Lawrence suggests his old friend and pen-pal Indiana Jones (aka Henri Defense) for an undercover mission in Gaza, where Indy befriends some members of the Australian Lighthorseman Regiment. The British plan to attack Beersheba but have to cross a grueling desert to do so. To get into Beersheba first, Indy poses as an Arab trader and is accompanied by a 'belly dancer' named Maya. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
WILHELM SCREAM: When a soldier falls of his horse as one of the wells is blown up. See more
Indy and Maya ride across the desert on two-humped camels (Bactrian camels) which are native to the steppes of Eastern Asia. In 1917 Palestine, the available rides would have been one-humped dromedary camels. See more
There's the truth of it, Colonel. The ploy behind the ploy. You are under attack by a skilfull illusion. A few artillery pieces lobbing shells, men on horses kicking up dust. A trick!
[stabs Indy's knife into the colonel's desk with force