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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 April/May 1945

So we reach another instalment. The war itself is coming to an end. The setbacks of the winter, the threat from the Battle of the Bulge are over. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin had met at Yalta in the February. This … Continue reading

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