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While the attack was in progress a convoy of 1 75 food trucks reached Jerusalem,
the largest we have yet had. From Etzion, reports of a heavy attack by about
3,000 Arabs; finally beaten off at nightfall. Also an attack last night on Ataroth.
The Jaffa attack looks like the real thing. Haganah is now in it in full strength. The
British Army has warned the Jews it will intervene if the attack continues. Pity it
didn't warn the Jaffa Arabs during the five months of their attacks on Tel- 28 April .
Yihye moved cautiously across country, hoping to find a hiding-place for the day
and to advance by night. But, coming upon the body of one of the attacking party,
he had an idea. He exchanged clothing with the dead man, shouldered his own ...
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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