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Palestine Riots of 1929...



Item # 598531

August 24, 1929

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut,  August 24, 1929 

* Palestine riots 
* Hebron massacre 
* Arabs vs. Jews
 

The front page has a three column headline: "18 Arabs, 11 Jews Killed in Riots About Wailing Wall at Jerusalem, 150 Are Wounded" with subhead (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the Hebron massacre in Mandatory Palestine.

Other news of the day. Complete in 18 pages, a few tint binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.

wikipedia notes: The 1929 Palestine riots (also known as the Western Wall Uprising or the Buraq Uprising) refers to a series of demonstrations and riots in late August 1929 when a long-running dispute between Muslims and Jews over access to the Western Wall in Jerusalem escalated into violence. During the week of riots, at least 116 Arabs and 133 Jews were killed and 339 wounded.

Category: The 20th Century

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