Jewish Brigade arm insignia of Chanan Levinsky
Gift of Arnold H. Levinsky
Id no. 409.98, Insignia/medal
Created in September 1944, the British Army's Jewish Brigade fought the Nazis under a Jewish flag. It included about 5,000 soldiers--primarily Jews from Palestine. Levinsky, born in Germany, entered Palestine illegally in 1939. He served in the British Army from 1941-1946.
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