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When this article first appeared on the American newsstands, the ink on the Nazi surrender treaty hadn't even dried, the radiation that made Nagasaki famous was only two days old and already the news-hungry masses of North America were reading about a new conflict that was taking root in British Palestine:

"In the Holy Land are two organizations: the Stern Gang and the NMO, the members of which employ kidnapping, extortion and murder to gain their ends; civil war and independence for Palestine."

In the attached article Collier's Magazine foreign correspondent Frank Gervasi reported on the who and what of these organizations.

Above is the symbol of Lehi - "Fighters for the Freedom of Israel", often known pejoratively as the Stern Gang.

Click here to read more about the establishment of Israel.

Click here to read about the British exit from Palestine.

     


Street Fighting (Collier's Magazine, 1945)

Street Fighting (Collier's Magazine, 1945)

Street Fighting (Collier's Magazine, 1945)

Street Fighting (Collier's Magazine, 1945)

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