Quotation from Roscher Lund “The Jews, by virtue of the large reserve ... have an incalculable advantage over the Arabs” — Apr. 20 1948
Norwegian UN expert in Palestine, giving Zionists his assessment of the military situation at the beginning of the Nakba.
- Lund, Roscher (1899-1975) ( 1 quotation )
" The Jews, by virtue of the large reserve of trained and war-experienced army officers, have an incalculable advantage over the Arabs. . . . The issue in Palestine will be decided by force, and [the Jews] have a reasonable chance of success. "
Meeting between Chaim (Vivian) Herzog and Colonel Roscher Lund, 20 April 1948. Quoted by Simha Flapan The birth of Israël, myths and realities
Croom Helm, 1987, p.191.
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