The Resource Shell shocked : on the ground under Israel's Gaza assault, Mohammed Omer, (electronic resource)

Shell shocked : on the ground under Israel's Gaza assault, Mohammed Omer, (electronic resource)

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Shell shocked : on the ground under Israel's Gaza assault
Title
Shell shocked
Title remainder
on the ground under Israel's Gaza assault
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Mohammed Omer
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Language
eng
Summary
Operation Protective Edge, launched in early July 2014, was the third major Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in six years. It was also the most deadly. By the conclusion of hostilities some seven weeks later, 2, 200 of Gaza's population had been killed, and more than 10, 000 injured. In these pages, journalist Mohammed Omer, a resident of Gaza who lived through the terror of those days with his wife and then three-month-old son, provides a first-hand account of life on-the-ground during Israel's assault. The images he records in this extraordinary chronicle are a literary equivalent of Goya's "Disasters of War": children's corpses stuffed into vegetable refrigerators, pointlessly because the electricity is off; a family rushing out of their home after a phone call from the Israeli military informs them that the building will be obliterated by an F-16 missile in three minutes; donkeys machine-gunned by Israeli soldiers under instructions to shoot anything that moves; graveyards targeted with shells so that mourners can no longer tell where their relatives are buried; fishing boats ablaze in the harbor. Throughout this carnage, Omer maintains the cool detachment of the professional journalist, determined to create a precise record of what is occurring in front of him. But between his lines the outrage boils, and we are left to wonder how a society such as Israel, widely-praised in the West as democratic and civilized, can visit such monstrosities on a trapped and helpless population
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Midwest
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1984-
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Omer, Mohammed
Dewey number
956.9/4/054
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Omer, Mohammed
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Electronic books
  • Gaza Strip
  • War
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adult
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Shell shocked : on the ground under Israel's Gaza assault, Mohammed Omer, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11865270
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multicolored
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MWT11865270
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11865270
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remote
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11865270
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Shell shocked : on the ground under Israel's Gaza assault, Mohammed Omer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11865270
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11865270
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11865270
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11865270
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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