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Between the summer of 1947 and that of 1948, when the Altalena set sail for Israel from France, the members of the pre-state underground Irgun Tzvai Leumi (the “Irgun”) who had purchased the ship were busy organizing the operation of the ill-fated vessel. The members of the high command were sent all over the world to raise funds and resources. Weapons were assembled, refugees...