National Geographic : 1954 Dec
© National Geographic Society + From Schoolboy to Lieutenant General: Jordan's King Reviews His Troops Hussein, grandson of the assassinated King Abdullah, jumped overnight from the classrooms of England's Harrow to leadership of a progressive Arab nation. Glubb Pasha, British-born commander of Jordan's Arab Legion, stands at far end of the line of officers. 841 aoaacnromes ny national Geographic Photographer David S. Boyer + Desert Patrolmen Have Brought Security to Arid Wastes General Glubb designed the uniform of these proud fighters recruited from hinterland tribes. Troopers train and care for their camels, all easily tamed females. Many of the men bring their own animals when they enlist. Rifles are British Lee-Enfields.