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realignments of those centuries runs the trail of storm and conquest of Jerusalem.
Folly or malaise within frequently aided in its destruction. But seldom did it fall
except after bitter siege and before overwhelming force. And always it rose again.
A Diary of the City Under Siege, March 25th, 1948, to July 18th, 1948 Harry Levin
... One's first thoughts turn to the people pent up in the Old City, the siege within
the siege. More and more Arabs are leaving the city. They are feeling / very low ...
I watched Palmach break the siege of the Old City. After the Haganah Press
conference last night a party of us were officially taken to eyewitness a battle.
Driven to Yemin Moshe, where a 25-year-old Palmach man they called Uzi 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