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Blood in Zion : how the Jewish guerrillas drove the British out of Palestine

Author: Saul Zadka
Publisher: London ; Washington : Brassey's, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st English edView all editions and formats
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Was the Irgun instrumental in driving the British forces out of Palestine? Was it a factor which influenced the decision-makers in London reluctantly to withdraw from Palestine? How effective was the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zadka, Saul.
Blood in Zion.
London ; Washington : Brassey's, 1995
(OCoLC)603876161
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saul Zadka
ISBN: 1857531361 9781857531367
OCLC Number: 32854178
Description: xviii, 227 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Irgun insurgency: background - the birth of the Irgun, strategy, the support of the Jewish community, ideology of the Irgun, the Arab front the political campaign; the revolt - the debate, the new commander, first activities; the Irgun and the Jewish community - the relationship during World War II, the relationship during the revolt, the "saison", the united resistance front, disintegration of the united front; tactics, methods and operations - structure, minings, bombings, robberies and confiscations, terrorist methods, military failures, the attack on Acre Prison, the hanging of the two sergeants; the King David Affair - co-ordination with the Hagana, the British response, the American response, Operation Shark; propaganda and psycholgical warfare. Part 2 British counter-insurgency: the British view - British reliance on the Jewish leadership, the aftermath of the Moyne assassination, the British response to the united armed campaign, Operation Agatha; British measures against terrorism - the options - searches, immigration suspension and collaboration, exile in Africa, confronting a Jewish united front, the civil-military controversy, hanging, kidnapping, flogging and counter hanging, Bevingrads and family evacuation, martial law; morale and public opnion in Britain - the reaction of Parliament, the response of the press. British measures against terrorism; morale and public opinion in Britain.
Responsibility: Saul Zadka.

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