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A Haganah unit was preparing to break through towards Herod's Gate and the
Walls when the news was flashed of the Legion's advance in its rear. The Mateh
believes this is the column that smashed Etzion. Everyone is expecting the full ...
The Legion has taken 290 men between the ages of 14 and 70 as prisoners,
including 60 wounded. Twelve hundred old men, women and children will be
passed to the Jewish lines. A stifled grief permeates the city. No one speaks of it.
There was an Englishman, wearing Arab Legion uniform, who came looking for
Americans. Bertie answered him in Spanish. "When the mob tried to get at us, a
Legion officer shouts: 'They are prisoners of King Abdullah. For the King's honour
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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