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PALMACHPlugot Machatz (Strike Companies, Israeli Freedom Fighters)
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In the first two memoirs Maccabi describes a variety of people whom she met as first a native-born Egyptian and later an Eretz Israeli halutzah, whereas in her last three memoirs she focuses on her life in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, first as an underground operative and wife of a Palmach commander and later as a war widow and an IDF officer.
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It would contain every detail it is possible to collect, locate, and obtain about each and every one of the human beings who died in the Palmach and IDF raids, every certificate documenting Hunin's refugees, who are now scattered throughout camps in Lebanon and in European cities of refuge.
603-04), the Palmach, composed entirely of volunteers, was
The IZL included between 3,000 and 5,000 armed terrorists, and grew out of the Haganah and its Palmach branch in 1933.
In 1948, Sassoon left to fight in the Israeli War of Independence for the Palmach (Israeli army).
On its website, the official historian of the Palmach (a special unit of the Haganah) states, "The Palestinians [in Haifa] were from December onwards under siege and intimidation.
Efrat Ben-Ze'ev analyses the lifting of the silence over the Palmach, the Special Forces involved in the Zionist revolution in 1948.
Formed in 1948, the core of the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) officers came from the Palmach, the Haganah's elite commando force during the British Mandate in Palestine.
The Palmach was formed to perform commando missions.
Then, on October 5, 1973, he delivered a warning directly to Zvi Zamir, a Polish-born veteran of the Palmach, the elite fighting force of the Haganah, and the 1948-49 war who was the Mossad's director, that war was imminent.
I learned 35 years later that Sa'sa' was a Palestinian village cleansed by the Palmach (Jewish forces) on February 14 1948, with 16 homes demolished and up to 60 people killed.