There is not a single student in the Israeli educational system who doesn’t learn about the Jewish Brigade and about Hannah Szenes
and her friends. The bravery of the 5,000 Brigade soldiers should be
praised and admired, but the truth is that it's just a drop in the ocean
of Jewish blood which was shed on the front, vis-à-vis the Nazis.
About a million and a
half Jews fought as part of the Allies' armies. They stood out both
because their number was much higher than their relative percentage in
the countries they came from, and because of the huge number of losses