Reporting from Palestine 1943-1944, by Barbara Board
Published by Five Leaves in 2008, 288 pages (N4144P1)
Brand New Book
Barbara Board was a journalist and foreign correspondent, who from the age of 20 (from the late 1930's onwards) reported from Sudan, Egypt and the Middle East.
She wrote several books on her experiences in the Middle East at that time, and they offer a fascinating contemporary account of what was going on in the Middle East during that period. This book was banned from publication during the Second World War because of Government war censorship, and failed to be publsihed once the war ended because of post-war paper shortages.
The book was thus written from the front line, and Barbara records the conflict that was raging between Jews and Arabs, Zionists and non-Zionists and Jews and the British Mandate Government. Barbara was there when the bombs went off, and she provides a fascinating account of the period