Wednesday, May 16, 2012

In the Underground

Found here, from the camera of David Douglas Duncan:

At the scene of a drive-by shooting where Irgun terrorists shot several Arab bystanders after raiding the Jaffa Ottoman Bank, a Palestinian policeman with gun drawn, crosses the street to confer with a British soldier. Jerusalem, September 13th, 1946. Title derived from Yankee Nomad, p. 227, and the Sept. 30th, 1946, issue of Life.

and this second one, described as

Minutes after Irgun terrorists raided the Jaffa Ottoman Bank, their get-a-way car pulls into an intersection to pick them up; a gunner, visible in the back seat of the car, fires at Arab bystanders. Jerusalem, September 13th, 1946

A section of the Palestine Post report published on Sunday, September 15:


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