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A line of 51 food trucks, the drivers' cabin steel-plated, have driven out from
Hulda and joined our convoy. They are the balance of yesterday's food convoy;
13 others were destroyed. Many of the drivers are middle-aged men, hard-bitten
Saw the log of yesterday's Palmach action that cleared the way for the food
convoy; I made these extracts: 0238 hours. All designated enemy strong-points
and bridges in our hands. 0400 hours. Convoy reached Kiriath Ana vim. 150
Another great convoy has come in — 294 trucks — but this time badly mauled.
Six killed, 24 injured, 36 trucks damaged or destroyed. Over half of the vehicles
were safely on their way to Jerusalem when the others were attacked near ...
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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