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At the P.I.O. Press conference Stubbs was asked about the Army's search for
Haganah arms in the Old City. He said the British are responsible for security (the
record: 935 Jews and 1,700 known Arab dead in four months!) and the presence
Arabs during the five months of their attacks on Tel- Aviv. The Arab Legion has
been firing again at the Jewish sectors in Jerusalem. The whole position of the
Legion is incongruous. Government says all Transjordan troops here are under ...
the Eighth Army; fought in the hills for months — and must be killed walking up a
street in Jerusalem! A few months ago I would have said it seemed impossible
that someone I liked so well, who was so whole and full of vitality, whose teeth ...
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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