Item 05: M.C. Evans war diary, 16 June-8 November 1917 - Page 63
If only it were permitted one to see again these days in which Gaza flourished, a Royal City & men from the furthermost East & West of the known world came to far
to Universities & Temples, to learn the highest Arts & Crafts of the time.
For Gaza, in her day was what Athens was in 600 BC & Rome in 50 AD; The seat of the Learning and Art of the world.
And now they say that we have blown up the last