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Aden pogrom.... Joe Louis wins...
Item # 589034
December 6, 1947
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1947
* 1947 Aden pogrom
* Jewish community attacked
* Joe Louis retains heavyweight boxing crown
This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "44 ARABS, JEWS DIE IN CLASH AT ADEN; TROOPS RUSHED IN", "British Red Sea Protectorate Scene of Four-Day Battle--Haganah Fights Police". 1st report coverage on the 1947 Aden pogrom.
Also reporting on Boxer Joe Louis defending his heavyweight boxing title against Jersey Joe Walcott. 1st report coverage starts on the front page and continues into the sport's section with photos.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Nice condition.
wikipedia notes: The 1947 Aden pogrom was one of the most violent attacks on Mizrahi Jewish communities in the Middle East in the modern times, resulting in at least 82 Jews murdered and a widescale devastation of local Jewish community of Aden, bringing an end to its millennia long history.
Category: The 20th Century