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Last night Etzel captured Deir Yassin. Appalling accounts are circulating of their
indiscriminate killing of men, women and children. The entire purpose of the
operation is questionable. Deir Yassin was one of the few peaceable Arab
Commander would even then, I fancy, have left Etzel to get out of its mess as best
it could. He called their subsequent action "an orgy of slaughter" and "deliberate
murder," and said that, on completing their handiwork, they "ran away." He will ...
The T. case may be connected with to-day's further sensation: Etzel's seizure of
five British officials of the Electric Corporation as alleged spies. Y. tells me that
the Army has been keeping some of them under observation, but Etzel decided, ...
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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