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- Behind Prison Walls, by Tzila Amidror Heller and Elizabeth Maor.
The story of 'A Jewish Woman Freedom Fighter for Israel's Independence' incarceration, along with other captured members of the Irgun, in a British prison for women in Bethlehem.
- The Coins And Banknotes of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1927-1947, by Howard M. Berlin.
- The End of the British Mandate for Palestine, 1948, by Motti Golani.
The Diary of Sir Henry Gurney.
- Gidi: One Chasing a Thousand, by Joseph Evron.
Amihai Paglin, known by his code name Gidi (1922-1965), was a leading fighter to free Palestine of British presence and, since 1946, the operation commander of the Irgun Zvai Leumi. Virtually every famous exploit performed by the Irgun in Palestine was performed under his command. This book deals with Gidi's feats during the underground period.
- The Jews' Secret Fleet, by Joseph M. Hochstein and Murray S. Greenfield.
The Untold Story of North American Volunteers who Smashed the British Blockade. An overview of the post-World War II actions of the Aliyah Bet movement and their use of eleven 'secret' ships to transport Holocaust survivors to Israel.
- The Land Question in Palestine, 1917-1939, by Kenneth W. Stein.
- Mandate Days: British Lives in Palestine, 1918-1948, by Dr. A. J. Sherman.
- New Perspectives on Israeli History, by Laurence Silberstein.
In this volume a distinguished group of international scholars draws from history, folklore, political anthropology, historiography, and cultural criticism to reexamine critical issues surrounding the birth of Israel.
- One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate, by Tom Segev.
- The Survey of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1920-1948, by Dov Gavish.
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