Facts about Haganah : Jewish paramilitary Organization


Haganah is the military organisation which was ruling the past from 1920 to 1948 in Palestine. During those years, the Arab riots between the years 1920 and 1921 garnered the observation on independent defence.

They thought that strengthening the British authorities was impossible. Later, they create a security force on their own which was free from foreign authority. According to information, after nine years of presence, Haganah was active as an open organisation of local defence group. Thus the Arab riots during the year of 1929 brought down a whole difference in Haganah condition.

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Essential facts


  • The year’s passes, an organisation becomes largest among all where almost all the youths and adults in them.
  • It also gave lots of training and courses for the members.
  • On the other side, the foundation of the organisation was laying down for the underground production.
  • Also, creates a central arm and other light arms flow directly from the Europe.

Arab revolution

Thus the Haganah was developing from the militia during the Arab riots. Then the organisation of British not officially recognises the security forces. While during the years of the insurrection, the Haganah organisation protects over more than 50 settlements. According to the sources, the Haganah mainly supports the illegal immigration against the British anti-Zionist policy.

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During the Second World War, Haganah was facing lots of problems, where the Jewish units start their services in the British army. The army also was functioning with the British intelligence group. After the formation, the army sent to the Middle East by dropping the parachutists during the year 1943 and 1944.

Haganah potency

During those days, Haganah strengthens its strong independent base in Second World War. At that time, there were a lot of courses and training institutes for the members. After the end of war, the British government was not ready to alter the Anti-Zionist policy.

Later, Haganah opens branches which camp across the Europe and the member’s rules with illegal immigrant boats. After 1947, David Ben takes charge to drive wide-ranging policy of Haganah. Later, the year passes Haganah turns into a regular army of the state by naming Zeva Haganah Le-Yisrael.