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Dad’s letters from Palestine – September to October 1946

‘At one time anti-Semitism filled me with horror, but now I can never again feel sorry for any Jew. These terrorists are backed by 99%¬†of the whole population, and murderers are heroes, or martyrs if we catch them.’ Dad wrote … Continue reading

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Dad’s letters from Palestine – April to May 1946

14908385 Pte¬†Desmond Le Pard of A Coy, 17th Battalion Parachute Regiment, M.E.F. is now in Palestine. He’s never been abroad before and, at not quite 20, is wide eyed and restless. His training has prepared him for an assault, first … Continue reading

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