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But for Operation Nahshon in April, Haganah H.Q,. in Tel-Aviv threw half its
mobile fighting strength into the battle; in one night 1,500 Palmach men arrived in
Jerusalem in a secret convoy. To-day is Palmach's seventh birthday. We
broadcast a ...
I watched Palmach break the siege of the Old City. After the Haganah Press
conference last night a party of us were officially taken to eyewitness a battle.
Driven to Yemin Moshe, where a 25-year-old Palmach man they called Uzi was
Was sceptical when I heard of an Arab tribe fighting with Palmach; now I know
that it's true. The Jews of the district were friends of his youth. Later, he ran a
profitable smuggling partnership with some of them between Syria and 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