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Dad’s letters from Palestine – November, December 1946 and January 1947

It’s been a few weeks since I posted the last selection of my father’s letters from Palestine. Here are the latest set. Since then some sort of peace has broken out in Gaza between HamasĀ and Israel and the more vituperative … Continue reading

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Dad’s letters from Palestine May/June 1946

I’ve pasted another set of letters, as Dad settles into guard duty and the inevitable ennui and excitement of his time in the Middle East. It’s getting hotter in every sense. To begin it is a snake hunt that engrosses … Continue reading

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