Yesterday the Arabs were very busy throughout the day in various attacks on the Jews in
. Their most important
achievement came to pass at last evening when they succeeded in blowing up the offices &
printing presses of the Palestine Post the only Jewish paper printed in English
and the mainstay in Jewish propaganda.
It is rumoured that this deed might have been done by British Police but
as yet it is too early for any facts to be known. Jerusalem
|The offices of the Palestine Post newspaper targeted|
by Arab insurgents. Rumours abound regarding the
involvement of British personnel who had deserted
from the Force.
|Jerusalem YMCA Swimming Pool in the 1940's|
source: Library of Congress, Matson Collection
From the hot weather we had become used to we now have to endure bitter cold and drizzly rain. At in the morning and late in the evenings the cold is intense. The room where we sleep has a perpetual damp atmosphere and the bed is icy cold when first made up. The rain as yet has not been heavy only scattered showers which damp everything and are not enough to increase the water supplies of the city. This means
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