Item

Recording reference code : CS - 372

Event type: Testimony
Speaker: Kotik Yaakov
Event date - from: 01/01/1913
Event date - to: 31/12/1948

Description

Kotik biographical details. Joining Betar Poland, Aliyah to Israel and his service in volunteer service unit in Kfar Saba. Joining Etzel and afterwards Lehi. His detention after informing and his trial. His imprisonment in Central Prison in Jerusalem and his meeting with Avraham Stern (Yair). His ties with Yitzhak Shamir, hiding and underground headquarters at his home. Memories of his activities in the Brit HaBirionim.
Extradition to British Criminal Investigative Department during the 'Season'. His detention in Latrun. Eliyahu Amikam. His enlistment and fighting the War for Independence.