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Main battle now is in the Old City. Hell let loose there since Saturday. About
40,000 Arabs, against 1,500 Jews, most of them old men, women and children.
Some Jewish positions have been overwhelmed. A message came through to-
Now Scopus is isolated again and another Arab path opened to the Old City.
Then the Legion turned its guns on Mount Scopus: on Hadassah Hospital and
the University. Red Cross and the Truce Commission intervened, but to no effect.
Midday 1 here 1s a mot1onless haze over the Old City, like a ghastly jelly. Only
the nearer skyline is smudged with smoke and shimmering with heat. All the
colours have disappeared; the habitual blue, pink, green, all are grey now. A
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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