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The Legion attacked with 2 battalions of infantry, 2,000 irregulars, 20 tanks and
20 gun-carriers and armoured cars. Sixty thousand Arabs inhabit the district and
groups of them kept coming over all day and night to join in the fighting.
But the great news is: We have met the Legion's tanks and repulsed them. . . .
Word flashed round the city this morning that the Legion was launching its
heaviest armour against Beth Israel. The same thought must have shaken
everyone: this ...
In the midst of it, ten Legion tanks and armoured cars come storming up
Suleiman's Way, a long string of infantry lorries behind them. All we had was
mortars and machine-guns. At the last minute we got two piats (anti-tank guns).
We'd been ...
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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