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Also news of fighting from other parts, especially Galilee. Abdullah announced
again that he will invade Palestine on 15 May; becoming a daily habit with him.
General mobilization in Transjordan. The other Arab states are also loudly talking
Jerusalem truce talks continue, but very confused. Both Consular Truce
Commission and Government are working independently to the same end.
Whatever others might wish, the High Commissioner, I believe, would be happy
could he leave ...
We sat in the shelter, not even trying to talk. 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 ...
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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