Why, that must have been the same guy known as Glubb Pasha. "why was this British General the leader of a British trained and armed Trans Jordan army that invaded Israel in 1948?" - Warech Gene Gen. Glubb was not allowed by the British government to partcipate in the war. The army belonged to the nation of Jordan-Trans and their king ordered them to invade.
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