Children "of tender years" recruited in a Lehi terror school, 1947

WO 261/571

The British, tipped off to the location of the Lehi compound, "burst in and “took the ‘thugs’ completely by surprise” despite heavily armed sentries in a nearby orange grove.

Lehi “men and girls jumped from the windows and doors”, attacking with a variety of firearms, grenades, and bombs, but were overpowered. Among the Lehi trainees were “children of tender years”, some of whom died in the battle.

State of Terror, 231



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