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Coming from the head of the Government which has openly flaunted U.N.O. 's
original Palestine resolution, that is rich. Nobody is hopeful about a truce. The
Jews will stop fighting the minute the Arabs do; they have no stomach for it. But
The Government did nothing to neutralize it. When the Hadassah passengers
were massacred, Government just stood by. Now, finally, the Jews themselves
clean it up — and Government promptly drives them out. What sickness has hold
"The Government in the plain has forgotten Jerusalem," shriek the Dissidents'
posters. We do feel utterly alone, closed in by a ring of steel, fighting for life,
without a spark of inspired leadership in the city. Even our indomitable Palestine
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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