Irgun


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Irgun

A Jewish terrorist organization 1931–48 active against the British Mandate.
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At the time, it drew her to an underground Zionist group called Irgun and she also helped smuggle guns to Palestinians fighting British rule.
I have heard of the Jewish terrorist gangs - Irgun, Haganah Lehi (Stern Gang), the blowing up the King David Hotel, Plan Dalet and the ethnic cleansing of 670 Palestinian villages, the massacre at Deir Yassin and the assassination of UN mediator Count Folk Bernadotte.
Jewish groups like Irgun were involved in terrorism in Palestine since 1938.
In 1948, just after the founding of the State of Israel, she converted to Judaism and married David Danon, a fellow student and member of the Irgun.
Dubai: Mohammad Zeidan was one of the survivors of the Deir Yassin Massacre on April 9, 1948, when nearly 100 Zionist terrorist groups from the Irgun and Lehi attacked the placid Palestinian village of 600 people.
Two leading bands among them were the Irgun (National Military Organization) and Lehi (also known as the Stern Gang).
In seventh century India, the thugs strangulated gullible passersby to please the Hindu Devi Kali, and the 19th-century adherents of Narodnaya Volya (People's Will) mercilessly killed their pro-Tsar rivals, Basqae-ETI Irgun, Lehi, and Irish Republican Army.
The methods Israeli forces such as the Irgun used to drive them out had their roots in the British counter-insurgency methods that had been used against the Irgun themselves in the previous decade.
Summary: On April 9, 1948, 120 fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin, near Jerusalem, a Palestinian-Arab village of approximately 600 people.
History is witness to the fact that those whom one group denounces as terrorists, are heroes for another group - such as the Irish Republican Army and the Jewish Irgun and Stern Gang.
In July 1946, militants from the Jewish Irgun paramilitary group, bent on driving the British out of the region, bombed the hotel, killing 91 people, including Arab and Jewish staff and 28 British citizens, among them high-ranking officers.
Mark Gibbon, who is best known for his role as Irgun in 2004's "The Chronicles of Riddick," is no stranger to superhero projects.