Jewish Parachutists of Mandate of Palestine
The Jewish Parachutists of Mandate Palestine were a group of 250 Jewish people from Mandatory Palestine who volunteered to join the British Army and fight the Nazis in Germany during World War II. A national burial site for them is located in the national military and police cemetery in Mount Herzl in Jerusalem. In the grave site are three graves of famous paratroopers and four empty graves for the paratroopers that were killed in the Holocaust in the death camps.
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- the graves Jewish Parachutists of Mandate Palestine in Mount Herzl in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site
- Combat and Resistance: Jewish Soldiers in the Allied Armies on the Yad Vashem website
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - Jewish Parachutists from Palestine