This clip is from episode one of a British-made documentary from 2002 titled 'The Age Of Terror', and examines the bombing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on 22nd July 1946 by Zionist-Jewish terrorists, in which the south wing of the hotel, then occupied by British civil-military authorities, was bombed killing ninety-one people. Twenty-eight of the victims were British, forty-one Arabic, while seventeen were Jewish.
The Zionist terrorists who carried-out the attack were known as the Irgun, and were led by a future prime minister of Israel, Menachem Begin. The King David Hotel bombing was an act of terrorism that is widely-considered to be the first real incidence of 20th century terrorism. It is most significant indeed that the narrator - British actor Sir Ian McKellen - unequivocally states that Jews were the first terrorists of the 20th century. Sir Ian also states that terroris
In: Politics, Other Middle East
Tags: israel, palestine, terror, irgun, jewish, zionist, muslim,
Location: Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel (load item map)
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