The Israeli Paramilitary Fighter Who Cheated Death in the 1948 War of Independence

No one knows why Moshe Atiya was saved from the grim fate that met his comrades, the soldiers the 'Convoy of 35'

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In January 1948 Palmach fighter Moshe Atiya got on the truck that took a platoon of 40 young men from Jerusalem on a mission to relieve the besieged Etzion Bloc. Near the village of Abu Ghosh outside the city,...