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The first shots sounded surprisingly like pebbles against our steel sides. We
could hear others striking the rocks and spattering the road. The boys coolly fired
back through the peepholes. The driver got up speed, but the shooting ran along
One of the boys in the Etzion food convoy last Sunday brought Don a letter from
Tamara. Sitting on the bed in Judy's room, he read parts of it to us. He had read it
so many times that it was beginning to wear in the creases. I made a note of ...
Some of the pupils, boys of 10 and 11, were also using firearms. Yesterday
everything seemed lost. The Iraqis and irregulars seemed determined to finish
them off before the Arab Legion got started. For 36 hours they battered the
Quarter and ...
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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