Archive for September, 2012
Mimi was discharged in May ’49 officially by Yigal Alon, when the Jewish Agency took over these activities officially and all the fighting organizations became one under the banner of the IDF- Israel Defense Forces.
She rejoined her kibbutz, Ein Hachoresh. She married Bollek Ben Yaacov, an ex partisan. She was in charge of the First [...]
In 1946 on the Shabbat of 29th June, thousands of political and fighting Jews were caught by the British in a massive raid. This followed the sabotaging in one night of all the bridges connecting Palestine to her neighboring countries by the Hagannah and the Palmach and other underground groups (Lechi, Etzel). The Palmach headquarters [...]
In 1939 W.W. II broke out. After the British initial loss in Torbruk and El Alamein, the British forces in Palestine were pressed by the Jewish leaders in Palestine to create a Jewish fighting unit. This was due to the fear that Germans and Italians would take over the Suez Canal and invade Palestine. The [...]