Interview with Maḥmūd Aḥmad

Biography: The interview was recorded on February 5, 2003 with Maḥmūd Aḥmad, male, born in 1925 in al-Manshīyah, Palestine and resides in ʻAyn al-Ḥilwah Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. He worked as a soldier with the British Armed Forces during World War II.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: Aḥmad, Maḥmūd
Place of Origin: al-Manshīyah
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 03:08:15
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-02-05
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Mirʻī, Yūsuf (Martyr); Kāmil, Salīm (Political leader).
Table of Contents: Agriculture and Palestinian land sale. (@ 00:00:00)
Cultural life and Palestinian songs. (@ 00:24:14)
Arabic poetry. (@ 00:51:44)
Employment in the British army. (@ 00:56:14)
Palestine during the Arab revolt 1936-1939. (@ 01:13:26)
The events leading to the expulsion from Palestine. (@ 01:22:19)
Zionist Invasion of Palestine. (@ 01:44:24)
Imprisonment and killing the Palestinians. (@ 02:05:10)
Revolutionary, folk, and wedding songs. (@ 02:19:34)
Reunion with the family in exile. (@ 02:26:50)
Final reflections. (@ 02:46:53)

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