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... to Sanhedria, the many more thousands who lined the streets, were sunk in
horror and bitterness — bitterness above all with the British, who stood by and let
this happen. But R. remarked to me, "This is the outcome of Ben-Gurion's policy.
Ben-Gurion was in one of the earlier cars. I was in Ben Yehuda Street at 1 1
when a shout went up, "A convoy is in." Once again everybody dashed excitedly
into Jaffa Road. The lorries rumbled along, like a festive procession, with the
Then I, with my shaving, washing, dressing, breakfast, will just be snuffed out. A
message to-day to the people of Jerusalem from Ben-Gurion. "During the last few
weeks we have succeeded in substantially increasing our effective strength on ...
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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