One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A commando force of the Haganah, created in 1941 and incorporated into the Israeli national army in 1948.
1940s; earliest use found in The Times. From modern Hebrew palmaḥ, short for pĕluggōṯ maḥaṣ shock troops.
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