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I saw some of their wireless messages: The last one was: "Hand- to-hand fighting
. Tanks penetrated our rear into the farmyard. . . . Overrunning the dining-room
and children's house. . . . Swarming in from all sides. . . ." Late last night a
A few delayed stories, like the disjointed phrases that came through the
earphones in the pioneer days of wireless. "Jerusalem — what a story!" says the
news editor! "Blasphemy!" cries the churchman. And they don't know the half.
Before dawn, with the Legion's guns just starting up again, a wireless message
came through from Hulda to field H.O_. in the Judean hills: the scouts had got
through. They had found a route to the coast. As Y. spoke, I could picture the ...
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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