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A Jewish plane dropped explosives, but made little mark on it. That seems to put
an end to food convoys for the present. To show they are still preserving law and
order, British police to-day raided a small Haganah post near Princess Mary ...
Everyone was certain they were Arab. From where have we planes, except the
little "primuses"? A cold feeling crawled up my back. I know there isn't a single
anti-aircraft gun in the city. I tried to shake the noise of the planes out of my head,
Then I heard the plane flying round and round in the sky. "Must be ours," I said.
But the way in which it just circled steadily, like a dentist's drill spinning round in
your tooth, gave us the creeps. Then the siren cleared its throat, but its thin wail ...
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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