Interview with ‘Umar Dyāb Shiḥādah

Biography: The interview was recorded on May 29, 2004 with ʻUmar Dyāb Shiḥādah, male, born in 1922 in Qabbāʻah, Palestine and resides in Taʻlabāyā, Lebanon.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: Shiḥādah, ʻUmar Dyāb
Place of Origin: Qabbāʻah
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:23:30
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2004-05-29
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
ʻIzz al-Dīn, Kāmil (Teacher); al-ʻUthmān, Maḥmūd (Revolutionary leader); al-Mughrabī, Abū ʻᾹṭif (Revolutionary); al-Murrah, Aḥmad Salīm (Martyr); al-Shāʻir, ʻAbdullāh (Revolutionary); al-Firkh, Khālid (Revolutionary leader); Ghūrī, Amīr (Revolutionary leader); Saʻīd, Sulaymān (Policeman); al-Ḥūrānī, Akram (Resistance fighter); Shdīd, Ghassān (Arab Salvation Army commander); al-Ḥamdān, Fuʼād (Resistance fighter); al-Maḥmūd, Muḥammad (Martyr); Fnaysh, Sārī (Arab Salvation Army commander); Zughayb, Muḥammad (Lebanese Army commander).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Egged Bus Company (Corporation).
Table of Contents: Childhood and education. (@ 00:00:06)
Palestine during the Arab revolt, 1936-1939. (@ 00:10:42)
Employment in the British Army and police forces. (@ 00:27:13)
Zionist invasion and Arab Salvation Army withdrawal. (@ 00:55:50)
Refugee experience in exile and hope of return. (@ 01:12:10)

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