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I told them about my chat with Captain C, and we talked about the British soldiers.
There are tough elements among them, and Fascists, but on the whole we
agreed that if they hadn't been used to enforce Government's policy the Jews
Tanks, armoured cars, lorry-loads of soldiers, staff cars, all flooding down King
George Avenue. Pavements and windows dotted with people (careful to keep out
of sight of snipers from Old City Walls) standing in silence, watching the dramatic
"No; a soldier." "Before you were a soldier?" "I have been a soldier from the age
of 16." He was born in Poland. During the war he fled eastward before the Nazis,
finding refuge in the Soviet area. They placed him in the Red Army. He fought ...
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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