Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Description

This photograph taken along the highway entering Jerusalem shows rusting truck chasis’ as a reminder of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Smolski writes about the dangers faced by convoys entering the city during the war in his 1980 article Glorious Pre-Industrial City.

Notes

Smolski, Chet. “Glorious Pre-Industrial City” (1980). Smolski Texts. Paper 83

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949; Transportation--Roads--Israel--Jerusalem;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Jerusalem

Keywords

Israel-Arab War, highways, ruins

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