True Story Of Israeli Army In World War Ii
|Publisher||AMERICAN MEMORIAL COMMITTEE, HANGED MARTYRS OF ERETZ ISRAEL, BRIT TRUMPELDOR OF AMERICA|
American Memorial Committee, Hanged Martyrs of Eretz Israel, Brit Trumpeldor of America, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1950. FIFTH EDITION (more accurately fifth printing of FIRST EDITION, published only months after the books first appearance and without any changes from the first release.) Very good condition, light blue cloth with bright white titles. Scarce original dust jacket, price clipped, edge chips and darkening mostly around edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout book, dust jacket cover and title page with Arthur Szyk illustration. “On June 12, 1947, the Irgun Zvai Leumi, a unit of the Jewish terrorist army in Palestine, kidnapped two British sergeants, Clifford Martin and Mervyn Paice. This was the Irgun's response to the scheduled execution of three of its own members who had been found guilty by British authorities in an assault at Acre and had been condemned to death by hanging.” 200 pages.