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He asked if I knew anything more of the last attack on Etzion. He tried not to show
it, but I see his deep concern about Tamara. We haven't understood how much
she really means to him. The others went to bed and Don and I sat up in the ...
A Diary of the City Under Siege, March 25th, 1948, to July 18th, 1948 Harry Levin
. One day to go. Kfar Etzion has fallen. In these circumstances it was doomed. But
one hoped that somehow . . . One's heart is heavy. Yet one does not mourn.
Sporadic firing throughout the night and day. Now Haganah is replying. To-night
is ominously quiet. No electricity; few people therefore heard our broadcast
tonight. Hava didn't turn up. I hope nothing has happened. Maybe the Etzion
news is ...
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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