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the clandestine military wing of the Jewish leadership during the British rule over the mandate of Palestine from 1920 to 1948

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The theft of the gold by the Hagganah and love of Greta make this story more intriguing.
Morris, one of the key figures among the Israeli New Historians, has done more than almost anyone to document the roles of the Hagganah and the early IDF in the expulsions of Arabs from their villages (among many other phenomena) during the War of Independence.
51) The Hagganah, first created as a self-defense force, was now being used to smuggle in Jews.