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Author Cesarani, David.

Title Major Farran's hat : the untold story of the struggle to establish the Jewish state / David Cesarani.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  956.9404 C33    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  956.9404 CESARANI    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  956.9404 CE    Check Shelf
Edition First Da Capo Press edition.
Description x, 290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue : abduction in Jerusalem -- Jewish rebels, imperial warriors and colonial policemen -- Roy Farran and the special squads -- Cover-up and scandal -- Court martial -- The hero's return and the terrorists' revenge.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-275) and index.
Summary Explores why Britain lost Palestine, linking its counterinsurgency and diplomatic strategies through the role of Roy Farran, commander of British counterterrorism squads, to the abduction of a Jewish activist, Alexander Rubowitz.
Subject Farran, Roy Alexander -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Rubowitz, Alexander, -1947 -- Death and burial.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
Terrorism -- Palestine -- History.
Palestine -- History -- 1929-1948.
ISBN 9780306818455: $26.00
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