The Citadel Saladin's Fortress for the Ages, How the by fuf15836

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									“The Citadel: Saladin's Fortress for
the Ages,” “How the British Navy
Became the World's Best,” and
“Early Woods Fighting and the
Debut of U.S. Special Forces”
(June 2005)
Recommended Classes:
Geography, Humanities, U.S. History,
World History

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1.   Muslim leader who constructed Al-Qalaa and      2.   _______ designs feature an intricate pattern of
     recaptured Jerusalem (1187)                          interlaced lines
3.   Sir Walter ______: unscrupulous courtier and    3.   born in 1731, this fierce Indian fighter
     explorer who was a favorite of Queen                 inspired groups including the Green Berets
     Elizabeth I
                                                     4.   an often successful way of breaching
11. a series of Islamic armies ruled this country         fortifications
    from garrison cities
                                                     5.   The Last of the _______
12. how Rogers died (2 words)                             fearsome allies of French Canada
                                                     6.
13. a pleasure pavilion called the Dome of the            woods fighting used _____ cover and avoided
                                                     7.
    _______
                                                          rigid battle lines
15. a dreaded cat (3 words)                               rulers of Egypt from 1250 to 1517, this
                                                     8.
16. beloved naval hero who died at Trafalgar              Turkish dynasty defeated the Mongol hordes
                                                          near Nazareth
19. the earl’s favorite snacks
                                                     9.   Saladin crushed this Shiite dynasty in 1171
22. Mohammed Ali had 2,000 of them
                                                     10. what we call al-Qahira’s inhabitants
25. winner of the French and Indian War
                                                     14. in 1757, this gruesome event inspired a
27. the Citadel evolved into a self-contained
                                                         famous retaliatory raid
    ______ city
                                                     17. brackish water source that flows beneath the
30. English admiral who circumnavigated the
                                                         Bir Al-Halazun (2 words)
    globe and defeated the Armada (2 words)
                                                     18. nickname for the typical British sailor (2
31. Saladin reintroduced it in 1171 (2 words)
                                                         words)
32. effective means of discouraging besieging
    forces: flaming arrows, _____ pitch, and rocks   20. ancient kingdom comprising southern Egypt
                                                         and northern Sudan
33. though a capable secretary of the admiralty,
    Samuel ______ is best remembered for his         21. good way to describe the Seized Antiquities
                                                         Museum
    revealing diary
                                                     23. according to Herman, the Armada’s
                                                         commander lacked the ______ instinct
                                                     24. an impregnable fortress on the Muqattam
                                                         Hills
                                                     26. one awaited enemy soldiers behind the Burg
                                                         al-Imam (2 words)
                                                     28. once the scourge of sailors, this disease is
                                                         caused by vitamin C deficiency
                                                     29. city that saw its size increased tenfold by
                                                         Saladin’s plan
                                                     30. Rogers’ raid provided “a timely ______ for
                                                         the Anglo-American war effort”

								
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