MI5 believed Jewish underground wanted to assassinate Churchill

| |

A member of one of the Jewish underground militant groups that sought to end the British Mandate in Palestine and establish the State of Israel suggested that then-Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, should be assassinated, according to the British newspaper Telegraph.

Records of the British military intelligence unit MI5 reveal that a member of the Lehi pre-state militia confessed when captured by mandate authorities that a fellow Lehi member wanted to assassinate high-ranking British politicians, including Churcill and then-Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin.

Read More: @ yiddishnayes.com

You might also like:


Posted by Jasmin on Tuesday, April 5th, 2011. Filed under Jewish News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

    blog comments powered by Disqus