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It was very quiet, as though the world had stopped breathing. The night was
studded with stars. From Jerusalem a searchlight pierced the darkness; its white,
preying fingers poked and flitted among the hills. Don came looking for us. He
Newspaper, bus fare, cup of coffee, laundry, even the miserable rations that you
can still buy, all suddenly cost more. A quiet run on the banks, which, people fear,
may have to close their doors before the 15th. Institutions have given their staffs ...
The quiet still doesn't seem quite real, and the streets to-day were only slightly
more animated. I heard Reuvy and his young friends in the garden gravely
discussing the problem of supply of spent bullets if the shooting really stops. The
air was ...
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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