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The Jewish Legion and the First World War

Author: Martin Watts
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Jewish Legion was founded in response to a two-year agitation led by Vladimir Jabotinsky, and among its ranks were several future leaders of Israel, including David Ben-Gurion, Izaak Ben-Zvi and Levi Eshkol. In this book, Jabotinsky's efforts are reviewed against a background of intra-communal difficulties raised by the questions of military service, citizenship and anti-Semitism in Britain and the United  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Zeʾev Zʹaboṭinsḳi; Zeev Z'aboṭinsḳi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Watts
ISBN: 1403939217 9781403939210
OCLC Number: 55105397
Description: xviii, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : a matter of record --
The Zion Mule Corps --
The founding of the Legion : part one --
The founding of the Legion : part two --
Raising the battalions : Great Britain --
Raising the battalions : the United States --
Preparation and prejudice --
The Legion at war --
Disturbance and decline --
Conclusions : legacy of the Legion --
Strength returns March 1918-May 1921.
Responsibility: Martin Watts.
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In the autumn of 1917, the British government established three batallions of infantry, for the reception of non-nationalized Russian Jews.  Read more...

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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/nyu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"nyu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/157313218<\/a>> # Great Britain. Army. Jewish Legion.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great Britain. Army. Jewish Legion.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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