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Strange excitement fills me; all at the same time I am uplifted, moved, and
anxious. My thoughts rove between a new life, and war, first one in the
foreground, then the other. What will that new life, independence, freedom, mean
for me as a ...
He used to speak about the Old City with a depth of feeling that moved her. To
live there was not for him, as for some other natives, a birthright taken for granted,
nor, as for others, a mark of superior lineage. Old Jerusalem was something ...
Strange that I am moved more by this feeling than by the sorrow which death
arouses. I am stirred the more, somehow, because I know, and they don't, about
the road and how near deliverance lies. Victor C. killed to-day, and yesterday ...
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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