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Then, only then, the Army decided to rescue the survivors: there were eight. A
feeling of frightful outrage weighs everyone down. People stop each other only to
ask for news. How many are involved? Who are they? What is the Army doing?
A fellow passenger, an Army engineer, tells us the story of the pipes. A few years
ago they were held in readiness to provide an emergency water service for
London during the Battle of Britain. The Keren Kayemeth bought them for its
They placed him in the Red Army. He fought subsequently on many fronts,
Stalingrad among them. Then they transferred him, as a Pole, to the Polish Army.
Demobilized two months ago, he was permitted to go to relatives in America.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Polaris- - LibraryThing
I found this book in a small used bookshop in Brecon. It was a pretty gruelling read as the diarist recorded repeated accounts of hunger, constant shelling, and endless deprivation. The conditions in ... Read full review
Review: Jerusalem Embattled: A Diary of the City Under Siege March 25, 1948 to July 18th, 1948 (Global Issues)User Review - Michael Murray - Goodreads
Heartbreaking. Essential reading for anyone trying to understand the Middle East. Read full review