|2012: Apartment building damaged in November 2012 by a |
Hamas rocket fired from Gaza, November 2012 (credit: Channel 2)
Actually, the civilian populations in the Holy Land have been targets of bombs for more than 70 years.
|1991: Scud damage in Ramat Gan|
The American Colony photograph collection at the Library of Congress contains pictures of the civil defense and shelter preparations already in 1939.
Click on pictures to enlarge.
Click on captions to see the originals.
|1940: After an Italian air attack on Tel|
Aviv in World War II (Damien Peter Parer,
photographer, Australian War Memorial)
Below are pictures from previous attacks, some prior to the creation of Israel.
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
|1948: After an Egyptian air attack on Tel Aviv |
(Government Press Office)
|1945: Close up of the air raid shelter|
sign at Solomon's Quarries
|1945: Air raid shelter under Jerusalem's Old City at |
Solomon's Quarries (Library of Congress)
|1939: Decontamination and air raid exercise at the Jerusalem YMCA sports field|
(Library of Congress)