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Rumours continue: that the large British armoured column just arrived in
Jerusalem is the forerunner of a new British army of occupation; that Haganah is
getting 40 planes from South Africa; that plans have been unearthed of an
To-day he said that the new troops have come only to cover the British
evacuation. He laughed when I suggested that Bevin might want the British to
remain at least in Jerusalem. "I don't know about Bevin, but ask any Tommy," he
said, "and ...
Asked a British policeman when they were leaving. "Don't know any more than
you. Some time to-day I expect," he said laconically. Twenty minutes later, at 10,
the British troops and police moved out, and Haganah rushed in; as though a ...
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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