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Menachem Begin


THE CALL TO British military security forces came early in the morning, shortly after 1 a.m., and could not be ignored. The informant’s message was alarming: Assassins planned to kill the commander of British forces in Palestine the following morning; evasive action was needed. (ILLUSTRATION: …
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Classic Essays

Carter, by the way, has learned a bit about the Jewish state since 1977. IN 1944 Menachem Begin (pictured) assumed command of the Irgun Zwei Leumi, having joined the group two years earlier. In February 1944 the Irgun killed a British police inspector and a British constable. A month later it killed eight…
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