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Arabs killed and the Bethlehem hospitals full of Arab wounded. At 7, I watched
British armoured cars off-load the party — dead tired, filthy, but in good spirits —
at the Jewish Agency courtyard. Parents, wives and friends crowded on them.
Everywhere except in Haifa the Arabs are attacking — Galilee, Sharon, Tel-Aviv,
Negev — but we are holding our ground. Bad business in Galilee: 18-hour battle
at Ramat Naphtali on the Lebanese border, 21 settlers killed, 15 wounded.
Saada related how a Haganah escort of which he was a member was ambushed
while returning from Etzion, and ten men killed. Yihye jumped from the lorry to
rescue a wounded man who had fallen. A new storm of bullets lashed down at
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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