Etzel Collection, Etzel Dissolution - Notices, Leaflets, Statements

24.04.1948 - 15.06.1948

Reference Code : K 4 - 35/ 2

Archive: Etzel Collection
Material status: Scanned
Date Type: Approximate


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Etzel leaflet informing that Etzel units participated in conquest of Haifa, alongside Hagana units;
Statement calling for Yishuv (pre-State community) leaders to establish a Jewish state and government;
Etzel notifications regarding:
Etzel members joining Tzahal (IDF), and being at command of the High Command, course of battles in Ramle and Sheikh Jarrah.
Etzel notice stating that never declared dissolution, and despite its soldiers joining Tzahal forces, Etzel is founder of Herut Movement (Hebrew Freedom Movement), and continues to exist in Jerusalem.
Daily command, in light of Etzel battalions joining Tzahal;
Letter from Menachem Begin to soldiers of the nation and its liberators;
Etzel statement criticizing provisional government's acceptance of conditions from Bernadotte and agreement to ceasefire;
Etzel declares its exit from underground, joining of its battalions to Tzahal and establishment of Herut Movement, including details of its principles and basic outlines of its political program.