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East, west, north, and now the Etzion road southward — all our outlets are being
stopped. Night A beating, but what a relief! The Government, through the
Christian Arab Mayor of Bethlehem, finally negotiated a truce. The 30-hour battle
at Nebi ...
On the dot of 7 it stopped. I had to shake myself to get the noise out of my head.
At 9 it started up again. The last shells fell at 5 minutes past 10. I don't know the
extent of the casualties. M. tells me of four men killed in a house near hers at 3 ...
Cafes, lit by candles or small kerosene lamps, are packed. Some have stopped
serving because their water ration has given out. But the people sit on for the
pleasure of being in a crowd. The f1rst week of the truce is gone. The same 12
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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