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The Portziml were on Mount Zion, awaiting the signal to attack. With them were
reinforcements and supplies for the Quarter. I saw the Commander's Order of the
Day, just two lines. It read: "Portzim! You stand before the walls of Jerusalem.
hardened with age and every crevice seems to hide a secret; where men live with
their God behind furtive, mildewed walls in strange corners not of this world.
Grace, beauty, colour, sordidness, magnificence, amid endless confusion of ...
Met Ruth at 11.30 behind the security wall in King George Avenue — large
printed signs identify it now as King David Street — to try our luck at the
restaurant Erwin told us about. The morning hammering, in full swing, seemed
directed mainly ...
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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