The Irgun (Hebrew: ארגון), (full title: Irgun Zevai Leumi) (from Hebrew: הארגון הצבאי הלאומי בארץ ישראל, "The National Military Organization in the Land of Israel"), was a Zionist paramilitary group in Palestine between 1931 and 1948.
In the 1940s, Irgun was labeled as a terrorist organization.
- "Irgun Zvai Leumi," Encyclopædia Britannica; retrieved 2012-5-31.
- Eisenstadt, S.N. (1985). The Transformation of Israeli Society, pp. 173–174.