23 lost Jewish heroes (+ 1 Briton we don't mention)
A World War II act of heroism is remembered here by the supposed number of Jewish dead. A campaign is on to set the record straight.
Nearly every Israeli knows the meaning of Kaf Gimel Yordei Hasira − “23 Seamen” − whether because of the group’s daring operation to blow up the oil refineries in Tripoli, Lebanon under the Vichy regime, or the streets across the country, the immigrant ship and the nautical college in Acre named for the group, or the various monuments to their failed mission.
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