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1 mustst1llshake myself to believe the news from Haifa, as though it were
something "plucked from the moon." The whole town has been captured by
Haganah. Haifa is not Castel or Biddu. It is a city. Besides its 70,000 Arab
population there ...
One of Haganah's terms is that all foreign Arab troops be handed over for
deportation, and "Germans and Nazis be surrendered," a significant distinction.
Haifa wholly in Jewish hands — what a prize! Port, Iraq oil pipe-line terminal,
In Haifa their leaders to-day decided against a truce, after all. They agree that
Haganah's conditions are fair, but prefer to evacuate the whole population. Some
unseen hand is stimulating this exodus, first in Tiberias, now Haifa. Many wanted
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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