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"She can't go on like this." All the time, from a distance somewhere inside
Katamon, came the echo of firing. Then came the crash. No whistle, no shriek,
just a monstrous shock. The house gave a shudder. A tinkling sound of shattered
"After praying for victory at the Christian Holy Sepulchre and the Moslem Mosque
of Omar, he heard the crash of demolition as men shelled the Hurva Synagogue,
a few hundred yards away." Yesterday, Bevin told the House of Commons that ...
And now they are all one. No less the Gentiles who have remained, the Christian
priests, the Greeks, Armenians, the handful of retired Englishmen, all feeling the
same crash of shells and getting the same rations, all for this once are united ...
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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