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Doctors, nurses, hospital patients — people immune in all wars — University
scientists and staff-, 1 30 in all, have been ambushed at Sheikh Jarrah. To-night
we know of 50 dead, 20 injured, and many more missing or unidentified. For 7
It was Palmach attacking Sheikh Jarrah. In two hours they battered their way into
the heart of it. The Arabs (mostly Syrians and Iraqis), resisted stubbornly behind
strong defences. Legionnaires came to their help, but later withdrew, after ...
Three hundred yards further down, the Sheikh Jarrah battle was in its final phase.
Arab armoured cars and trucks were pulling out towards the Old City. One
armoured car lay sprawled on its side. From a gutted building the Arab flag was
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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