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Shimon told me of a Jewess married to a Christian Arab who used to pass this
barricade every few days. He grew suspicious and reported her. Haganah took
her away for questioning. If she was released, she hasn't been this way again.
He told me about his visit to Tamara's people. Her father was polite, but has no
interest in anyone who is not religious. Her mother was friendlier, and her kid
brother was swell. "And he showed more interest in the States than almost
H. told us that "Mickey" Marcus, the American Colonel who had inspected Safed
from the air a few months ago, said that 10,000 men would be needed to take it,
and he described to us how, in the event, 400 Palmach men took it in under 24 ...
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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