National Geographic : 1947 Dec
© National Geographic Society locaacnrome DyoranK Jiurley The King of Trans-Jordan, His Highness the Amir Abdullah, Discusses Fine ArabStallions with Glubb Pasha The monarch, wearing an elaborate dagger at his belt, rules over some 400,000 persons. By a treaty, signed March 22,1946, Great Britain recognized his34,740-square mile domain as an independent state. Glubb Pasha (Brig. John Bagot Glubb), a second Lawrence of Arabia, commands theKing's Arab Legion.