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By Blood and Fire

(1981)
The Attack on the King David Hotel
A non fiction book by

 
On July 22, 1946 six members of the Irgun, a Jewish underground group headed by future Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, entered the basement of Jerusalem's King David Hotel and planted seven milk churns filled with explosives underneath the wing housing the headquarters of the British Mandatory Government of Palestine. The ensuing explosion killed ninety-one Britons, Arabs, and Jews, in roughly equal numbers, at the time the greatest death toll in any single act of terrorism. The bombing was a pivotal moment in Israeli and Palestinian history, and was one of several dramatic attacks that eventually persuaded the British to leave Palestine. Clarke's minute-by-minute account of the attack is thrilling, and his narrative brings the perpetrators and victims vividly to life.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1981 : UK Hardback
Title: By Blood and Fire: Attack on the King David Hotel
Author(s): Thurston Clarke
ISBN: 0-09-145290-2 / 978-0-09-145290-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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March 1981 : USA Hardback
Title: By Blood and Fire
Author(s): Thurston Clarke
ISBN: 0-399-12605-8 / 978-0-399-12605-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Adult HC/TR
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Paperback Editions

July 1982 : UK Paperback
Title: By Blood and Fire: Attack on the King David Hotel
Author(s): Thurston Clarke
ISBN: 0-09-928430-8 / 978-0-09-928430-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Bks.
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: By Blood and Fire: July 22, 1946: The Attack On Jerusalem's King David Hotel
Author(s): Thurston Clarke
Publisher: Open Road Distribution
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