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The women hid them about their bodies. Ruth had a revolver under an armpit
and a sten-gun barrel under her skirt. The old woman who looked like a
swaddled lump of flesh called out-in Yiddish: "Aren't you going to give me
A woman at our table, who had a loud voice, a big face and flaring ears, told us of
twins born last night in their shelter during the shelling. The father is away in the
forces and the mother was before her time. None of the phones in their district ...
A little while ago Haganah offered to exchange unattached women among them
for the Jewish women from Etzion; but the women at Bakaa said they preferred to
remain where they are. On the other hand, many of the Jewish refugees in ...
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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