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Grandad's WWII Diary

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Jerusalem 1942

In my Grandfather’s War Diary entry from Friday August 21 1942, he visits Jerusalem & Bethlehem.  He said “… saw Wailing Wall then to Jerusalem and went through the million dollar American YMCA – beautiful building and grounds.”

He most likely took (or purchased) these photos on this visit that day.

The comments under the photos are his own words from the backs of the photos.

Australian Soldiers Club

Australian Soldiers Club

From view of American YMCA

From view of American YMCA

Front view of American YMCA 2

Front view of American YMCA

Jewish Quarter

Jewish Quarter

Julian Road

Julian Road

YMCA Building

YMCA Building

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2 thoughts on “Grandad’s WWII Diary – Photos of Jerusalem 1942

  1. Did you know that the architect who designed the YMCA building in Jerusalem also designed the Empire State Building in NY?

    Posted by suchled | December 14, 2014, 8:37 pm

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