Issa Abu Hussein from Battir, aged 74 discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
datasetposted on 21.08.2019, 07:26 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Issa Abu Hussein (74 years old from Battir) interviewed by Rami Abu Na'ma.
He discusses the following: his father’s tales of helping the rebels during the Revolt of 1936-39 and his arrest due to his possession of a firearm; British Mandate was better than the Israeli occupation.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 7 of Box 7.
This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.