Interview with Ḥasan Aḥmad al-Asadī

Biography: The interview was recorded on September 11, 2005 with Ḥasan Aḥmad al-Asadī, male, born in 1922 in Dayr al-Asad, Palestine and resides in ʻAyn al-Ḥilwah Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. He worked with the British army during World War II.
Interviewee: al-Asadī, Ḥasan Aḥmad
Place of Origin: Dayr al-Asad
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:23:20
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2005-09-11
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Jaylānī, ‘Abd al-Qādir (Shaykh); al-Asad, Muḥammad (Shaykh); al-Naqqārah, Ḥannā (Lawyer); Jdīd, Ṣalāḥ (Revolutionary leader); al-Khaṭīb, Maḥmūd Sa‘īd (Mayor).
Landmarks-Public Institutions:
Terra-Santa School (School).
Table of Contents: History of the village. (@ 00:00:01)
Childhood, education and work during the British Mandate. (@ 00:19:45)
Political turmoil, revolutionaries and military activity in Dayr al-Asad. (@ 00:36:4)
Battles and armed resistance. (@ 00:50:51)
Refugee experience and expulsion. (@ 01:08:14)

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