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I heard it first from Avri, slouching half-dead from his battered car near the Mateh
early this morning. It fell at 2.30 a.m., changing hands three or four times in hand-
to-hand fighting. About 600 Arabs attacked in the final stages. We had one ...
M. told me that monitoring the wireless messages of police cars yesterday she
heard a British constable say, "They're bringing them out now, all dead. This is
the twenty-seventh, I think." There was a reply from H.Q,. which she didn't catch.
I heard a woman half-sobbing, say something indistinct, in a thick and trembling
voice, then: "God! How long must we bear this?" Mrs. R. in a desperate tone in
the shelter this evening: "When are we going to answer back? All the time, all the
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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