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By Hillel Cohen

encouraged by means of tales he heard within the West financial institution as a toddler, Hillel Cohen uncovers a hidden background during this notable and wonderfully written book—a background relevant to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine clash yet for the main half willfully overlooked beforehand. In Army of Shadows, initially released in Israel to excessive acclaim and severe controversy, he tells the tale of Arabs who, from the very starting of the Arab-Israeli come across, sided with the Zionists and aided them politically, economically, and in safety concerns. in keeping with newly declassified records and examine in Zionist, Arab, and British resources, Army of Shadows follows Bedouins who hosted Jewish pals, guns purchasers, pro-Zionist propagandists, and informers and native leaders who cooperated with the Zionists, and others to bare an alternative historical past of the mandate interval with repercussions extending to at the present time. The e-book illuminates the Palestinian nationalist circulation, which branded those "collaborators" as traitors and persecuted them; the Zionist circulation, which used them to undermine Palestinian society from inside of and betrayed them; and the collaborators themselves, who held another view of Palestinian nationalism. Army of Shadows offers a vital new view of heritage from under and increases profound questions on the roots of the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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