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Learn about the History of Zionist Militia: Menachem Begin (Irgun Zvei Leumi)

Amy Zalman, Ph.D. | former About.com Guide Menachem Begin on a 1978 visit to the U.S. Begin’s notoriety may be found in an extraordinary career that spanned terrorism to statesmanship to winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Many believe that the attacks carried out under Begin’s leadership of a Jewish militia, the Irgun, helped hasten the British […]

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