the main gates unprotected from the outside, and the legionnaires on the
wall under heavy rifle fire, two brave souls ran up and grabbed the now
abandoned explosive barrel and dragged it to the front gates.
At the same time, the Arabs in an unprecedented coordinated
attack launched an assault against the north and south wall simultaneously.
The Arabs began to pour up the ladders along the length of the south wall
and also up the tower of the on the east end of the north wall.
The barrel bomb was successfully detonated.
The brave legionnaires were now defending the front gate
from the courtyard and defending off ladder assaults on the north and south