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Anonymous soldiers : the struggle for israel 1917 -1947

Author: Bruce Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Vintage, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC 2016. © 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Vintage Books EditionView all editions and formats
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"Re-creates the crucial thirty-year period that led to the birth of Israel. Drawing on previously untapped archival resources in London, Washington, D.C., and Jerusalem. Anonymous Soldiers shows how the efforts of two militant Zionist groups brought about the end of British rule in the Middle East. One of the most detailed and sustained accounts of a terrorist and counterterrorist campagin ever written, Hoffman has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Hoffman
ISBN: 0307741613 9780307741615
OCLC Number: 913499551
Description: xv, 618 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: To Die for Our Nation --
The Seeds of Terror --
Red Days of Riots and Blood --
Terror Against Terror --
Dark Nights of Despair --
The Shadow of Death --
The Revolt --
Conscripted for Life --
The Deed --
Tears of Bereaved Mothers --
Wider Horizons --
To Defend and to Guard Forever --
Only Death Will Free Us --
Defense and Conquest --
Beating the Dog in His Own Kennel --
Blunted Bayonets --
An Instrument of Death --
Buried Quietly in the Night --
Drunk with the Hangman's Blood --
Epilogue: Only Thus.
Responsibility: by Bruce Hoffman.

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"Re-creates the crucial thirty-year period that led to the birth of Israel. Drawing on previously untapped archival resources in London, Washington, D.C., and Jerusalem. Anonymous Soldiers shows how the efforts of two militant Zionist groups brought about the end of British rule in the Middle East. One of the most detailed and sustained accounts of a terrorist and counterterrorist campagin ever written, Hoffman has crafted the definitive account of the struggle for Israel."

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