Jabotinsky Zeev , Establishment of Jewish Army in World War Two - Plans of Action (includes newspaper item from 1959)

10.09.1939 - 31.07.1940

Reference Code : A 1 - 4/ 44

Archive: Jabotinsky Zeev
Material status: Scanned
Date Type: Approximate


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Memorandum reporting on delegation to the United States, under leadership of Zeev Jabotinsky, to establish an organization consisting of enlistment age youth, to be called a Jewish Army, which would conduct negotiations with the U.S. government, to obtain permission to join the Allied forces, and to organize publicity to encourage American involvement in the war.
Memorandum regarding Jabotinsky's aim to establish a Jewish army with an air force to assist the Allied forces. Main points of the plan call for top ranks of the British Army to establish a Jewish army according to plan similar to that of the Polish Army, detailing its size, composition and method of enlistment. Financial plan for Jewish army.
Memorandum of U.S.
Hatzach delegation notification concerning
agreement by
the British War Cabinet to discuss plan to establish a Jewish army.
Includes document in Yiddish.