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LOT 17:

Notice to the Public by the Lechi Organization - List of Wanted Collaborators - Iyar 1944

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'We publish in this a first black list of informers and agents of the employees ... traitors and informers are warned that if they do not stop their action immediately will be punished by blood in their heads'.

List of wanted persons - Jews who served in the British Mandate police, Which led to the capture of Irgun fighters, as well as collaborators with the British police. 1944.

Among the names on the list are Max Schindler and Ya'akov Chilevich. Schindler, a German-born Jew who served during the British Mandate as an officer in the Jewish section of the Mandatory Police and was responsible for monitoring Jewish underground organizations. For him, the Lechi did not carry out the threat that appeared in the ad before us. It was the Irgun who decided to assassinate him for his activity against the underground organizations three years later in May 1947. In an attempt to assassinate a car in which he was traveling by explosive device, Schindler was seriously injured, in the hospital, the doctors saved his life. Then Schindler left the country. Ya'akov Chilevich [number 9 on the list] activists of the Irgun during the British Mandate, who betrayed his comrades and gave lists of Irgun members to the British police. When he was exposed, he was smuggled in by the British secret police to Cairo with the help of British forces. Nothing is known about its end. Shmuel Shermeister [Number 6 in the list] - was a Jewish policeman in the British army, his name became known around the Arloserov murder case, when he was one of the first to collect evidence.

[1] leaf. 23x21 cm. Very fine condition.

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