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My companion was a big, heavy man with a gentle manner, a teacher called
Shimon. Each of us had a pistol and two hand-grenades. The Mateh believes this
area is one of the channels by which information is leaking out to the Arabs.
We heard the echo of heavy guns. Other echoes grunted in reply. "Yes, we have
some guns now, too," said Y. A patrol told us there was heavy fighting west of
Bab-el- Wad. We reached Bab-el- Wad, sprawled between the paws of the ...
Ramat Rahel was under heavy attack, and several times we had to fling
ourselves down when shots came our way. Heavy guns flashed out in the west
and north. From the city, the conglomerate sounds of mortars and machine-guns;
but in 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