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The only things in plenty are tea, expensive canned fruit, and Australian
asparagus soup that nobody seems to want. We decided to lay in asparagus
soup in a big way. There is talk of rationing of essentials. But what stocks can
there be on ...
The easy confidence I had in spite of everything has dwindled, and the outlook
now seems dark. Nothing about me seems my own any more, least of all my
destiny. During the shooting from Katamon last night the whimpering of a
To-day I'm less concerned about sudden death; it seems remoter now. Ruth says
it's the vitamin pills working on me. The special correspondents have organized
two neutral Press zones in which to live. My bet is that before long one will ...
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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