The British Empire and its effect on Plymouth


David Ben-Gurion


David Ben Gurion on Eggbuckland Camp: "It is one of the most marvelous places I have ever seen. When I went out into the fields at dawn for the first time and gazed at the view around our tents, I was intoxicated by the charming scene. Somehow, I didn’t imagine I would ever see a panorama like this in England. Green mountains and valleys covered with silk, fertile fields and the shadows of nearby forest." David Ben-Gurion in his memoirs about his time training in Plymouth with the Jewish Legion.


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