Irgun

The Irgun (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.), (full title: Irgun Zevai Leumi) (from Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found., "The National Military Organization in the Land of Israel"), was a Zionist paramilitary group in Palestine between 1931 and 1948.[1]

History

Irgun is best known was the bombing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem in 1946.[1]

In the 1940s, Irgun was labelled as a terrorist organization.[1]

Legacy

Irgun is considered an early version of Ḥerut which was an Israeli political party.[1] Irgun is also an early version of today's Likud political party in Israel.[2]

Reference

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Irgun Zvai Leumi", Encyclopædia Britannica; retrieved 2012-5-31.
  2. Eisenstadt, S.N. (1985). The Transformation of Israeli Society, pp. 173–174.

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