Sebastian Hope

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2005

Wednesday, 9 March 2005

The author writes of his discovery that one of his grandfathers was a Palestine-born German hotelier called Fritz Grossmann. His journey into his family's history takes him through Palestine as it passes from Turkish to British control and the intensifying conflict between Jews and Arabs during WW2.

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