PALESTINE: In the Hills of Hebron

The picture was reminiscent of the terrible black & white mass of photographs that had illustrated the war and the war-crimes trials. It also recalled the fierce word pictures of how Old Testament warriors dealt with their enemies. It showed the mutilated bodies of 35 young Haganah fighters who had been ambushed by Arabs at Kfar Etzion, in the lonely hills of Hebron.

Last week, during a lull in the Palestine fighting, an armored bus under heavy escort headed south from Jerusalem on a mournful errand; it carried the mothers & fathers of the...

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