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Dick, just back from Allenby Bridge, was telling to-day of the shuttle service of
cars and lorries crammed with Arab families fleeing into Transjordan. About 600
people are crossing there daily. Prices in Transjordan have shot up sky high.
Transjordan and Iraq troops have crossed the Jordan. Now at least we know.
They're all in it, and it can't be worse. (Remember the remark of the club
commissionaire to Churchill during England's black days: "Anyhow, sir, we're in
the final, ...
Isn't it worth making a stand for? Does he know why he flees? L. was telling about
the refugees he saw fleeing to Transjordan. An inert mass, sunk in a frustrated
despair. He asked some of them why they were fleeing. "The Jews!" they said.
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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