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David Douglas Duncan

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View down an empty sunlit street, at the end of which is a car with blurred figures inside.

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.

Title derived from Yankee Nomad, p. 227.