Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
Offers Always Considered
In Wake Of Air Attacks On Tel Aviv
Heavy Guard On Troubled Palestine
Israel / Palestine / Mid-East
Radiophoto from Tel Aviv shows firemen tuming hose lines on burning buses after Egyptian planes bombed and strafed a civilian bus station killing forty-one persons and wounding sixty-five.
Jerusalem - British armored cars pass the ancient Citadel as they patrol a road outside the walls of Jerusalem. An Arab orange vendor does business as usual at left. Curfew imposed on the Jewish quarter of the city following the latest terrorist outbreaks was ordered suspended from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.
Death For Sale In Jerusalem
Arabs Riot In Partition Protest
Food Convoy Gets Through
Holy Land Fighting Continues
Members of the Jewish Haganah evacuate an aged cripple to escape Arab violence along the Jaffa-Tel Aviv border following the partition of Palestine voted by the United Nations. 2. Jewish ambulance taking riot victims to hospital. 3. Burned and looted shops on a main Jerusalem street.
Arab cigarette and fruit stands in the Holy City are selling arms and ammunition as a side line. These photos show belts of ammunition, rifles, pistols and hand grenades on sale. Bullets are sold one or two at a time for persons intent on a "personal war."
Jerusalem - Jewish armored cars and food trucks, first to break through from Tel Aviv in nearly three weeks, arrive in Jerusalem to ease drastic food shortage which caused rationing. The arrival of the convoy, made up of 71 vehicles, set off wild celebrations and dancing in the streets.
British soldier leaves his armored truck and takes cover behind a protective road block during the fighting between the Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem. Smoke (background) is rising from a Jewish home that has just been blasted by Arab forces.
The streets of Jerusalem, barricaded with barbed wire to impede infantry troops, and concrete "teeth" ~eft) to obstruct the passage of trucks, are reported to be the scenes of bitter fighting between the Jews and Arabs. British Tommy (since withdrawn) on guard in square.
Jerusalem - Soldiers of the Arab Liberation Army man a modern type mobile gun as they shell Jewish positions in the Bab EI Wad area. Fighting in the area continues as Jewish forces strive to recapture the vital supply route from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Arab-Jew Truce Too Late To Save These Buildings
Captured by Arabs after heavy fighting, the Jewish quarter of the old City of Jerusalem presented this scene of shell-blasted desolation when the United Nations truce ended active hostilities.
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