British-Zionist conflict
Jewish insurgency in Palestine refers to violent campaigns carried out by Jewish underground groups against the British forces and officials in Mandatory Palestine between 1939 and 1948. The tensions ...
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Aliyah Bet
Aliyah Bet (Hebrew: 'עלייה ב‎, "Aliyah 'B'" – bet being the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet) was the code name given to illegal immigration by Jews to the British Mandate for Palestin...
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Kielce pogrom
The Kielce Pogrom was an outbreak of violence against the Jewish community centre gathering of refugees in the city of Kielce, Poland on July 4, 1946 in the presence of the Polish Communist armed forc...
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Brichah
Bricha (Hebrew: בריחה‎,  Brikhah, "escape" or "flight") was the underground organized effort that helped Jewish Holocaust survivors escape post–World War II Europe to the British Mandate fo...
Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp
Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp was a displaced persons (DP) camp for refugees after World War II, in Lower Saxony in northwestern Germany, southwest of the town of Bergen near Celle. It was in o...
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Shalheveth Freier
Shalheveth Freier (1920, Germany – 27 November 1995, Israel).Born in Germany; during World War II fled Germany and served with the British Army. He served in Africa and participated in the liberation ...
The Sergeants affair
The Sergeants affair (Hebrew: פרשת הסרג'נטים‎) was an incident that took place in Mandate Palestine in July 1947 during the Jewish insurgency in Palestine, in which the Jewish underground group ...
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Violent conflicts in the British Mandate for Palestine
Prior to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, the Yishuv was involved in several armed conflicts as part of the Arab-Israeli conflict:
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Birya affair
The Birya affair (Hebrew: העלייה לביריה‎, HaAliya LeBirya, lit. The Ascent to Birya) was an attempt by the British army to take over the Jewish settlement Birya, in Palestine in the time of the ...
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Shmuel Tankus
Aluf (Major General) Shmuel "Shmulik" Tankus (Hebrew: שמואל טנקוס‎‎; 14 November 1914 – 4 March 2012) was the fifth commander of the Israeli Navy, serving from 30 June 1954 until...
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Yossi Harel
Yossi Harel (Hebrew: יוסי הראל‎) (January 4, 1918 – April 26, 2008), born Yosef Hamburger, was the supervisor of the Exodus 1947 operation and a leading member of the Israeli intelligence co...
Arab-Israeli conflict
The Arab–Israeli conflict (Arabic: الصراع العربي الإسرائيلي‎ Al-Sira'a Al'Arabi A'Israili; Hebrew: הסכסוך הישראלי-ערבי‎ Ha'Sikhsukh Ha'Yisraeli-Aravi) refers to the political tension a...
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Mordechai Bibi
Mordechai Bibi (Hebrew: מרדכי ביבי‎, born 1 July 1922) is a former Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Ahdut HaAvoda and its successors between 1959 and 1974.
Bo...
Struma disaster
The Struma disaster was the sinking in February 1942 of a ship, MV Struma, that had been trying to take several hundred Jewish refugees from Axis-allied Romania to Mandatory Palestine. She was a ...
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Operation Agatha
Operation Agatha (Saturday, June 29, 1946) sometimes called Black Sabbath or Black Saturday because it began on the Jewish sabbath, was a police and military operation conducted by the British authori...
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Alan Caillou
Alan Caillou was the nom de plume of Alan Samuel Lyle-Smythe M.B.E., M.C. (9 November 1914 – 1 October 2006), an author, actor, screenwriter, soldier, policeman and professional hunter.
Alan Lyle-...
Kenneth Newman
Sir Kenneth Leslie Newman (born 15 August 1926) was Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1982 to 1987 and Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary from 1976 to 1980. He is best known ...
Bernard Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae
Brigadier Bernard Edward Fergusson, Baron Ballantrae (6 May 1911 – 28 November 1980) was a brigadier in the British Army, military historian and the last British-born Governor-General of New Ze...
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Acre Prison break
The Acre Prison break was an operation undertaken by the Irgun on May 4, 1947 in the British Mandate of Palestine, in which its men broke through the walls of Acre prison and freed 28 incarcerated Irg...
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Thomas Brodie
Major-General Thomas Brodie, CB, CBE, DSO (20 November 1903 – 1 September 1993) was a British Army soldier who saw service in World War II, Palestine and the Korean War. After retirement in 1955, he b...
Francis Rome
Major-General Francis David Rome CB CMG CBE DSO (1905–1985) was Commandant of the British Sector in Berlin.
Rome was commissioned into the British Army in 1925. He transferred to the Royal Fusilie...
William James Fitzgerald
Sir William James Fitzgerald (May 1894 – July 1989) was an Irish jurist who served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Palestine during the time of the British Mandate.
Fitzgerald was b...
Defence (Emergency) Regulations
The Defence (Emergency) Regulations are an expansive set of regulations first promulgated by the British authorities in mandatory Palestine in 1945. Along with the entire body of Mandate legislation, ...
King David Hotel bombing
The King David Hotel bombing was a terrorist attack carried out on Monday July 22, 1946 by the militant Zionist underground organization, the Irgun, on the British military and administrative headquar...
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Night of the Beatings
The Night of the Beating (Hebrew: ליל ההלקאות‎) refers to an action taken by the Irgun on December 29, 1946 in the British Mandate of Palestine, in which several British soldiers were flogged in...
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Colin Campbell Mitchell
Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Campbell Mitchell (17 November 1925 – 20 July 1996) was a British Army lieutenant-colonel and politician. He became famous in July 1967 when he led the Argyll and Sutherland H...
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John Waddy (British Army officer)
Colonel John Llewellyn Waddy OBE (born 17 June 1920) is a former member of the British Army who served in the Second World War, Palestine and the Malayan Emergency before becoming director of the SAS....
Roy Farran
Major Roy Alexander Farran DSO, MC & Two Bars (2 January 1921 – 2 June 2006) was a British soldier, politician, farmer, author and journalist. He was highly decorated for his exploits with the Spe...
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Night of the Bridges
Operation Markolet (known as Night of the Bridges) was a Haganah venture on the night of the 16th to the 17th of June 1946 in the British Mandate of Palestine, as part of the Jewish insurgency in Pale...
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