PALESTINE: Prisoner of War

Dov Bela Gruner's lawyer last week told him that his £120 bonus check for five and a half years' service with the British Army had arrived. Gruner sent for paper, made a will leaving his bonus to the Irgun Z-vai Leumi, the Jewish terrorist organization that considers itself at war with Britain. Then Gruner, in the blood-red uniform of a prisoner condemned to death, sat in his Jerusalem cell and waited for the British to make up their minds whether to hang him.

If they did, Gruner's "martyrdom" would undoubtedly increase world pressure on Britain. If they did not, law...

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