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Israeli Air Force first put into action...

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May 21, 1948

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 21, 1948 

* Israeli Air Force (IAF) 1st used 
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica 
* Palestine - Arabs

The top of the front page has one column heads: "ARABS CONTINUE SWIFT ADVANCES IN WALLED AREA" "Arab Legion Claims Upper Hand in Battle". There is a smaller head: "The Jewish Air Force made its first strike, bombing Arab positions below the Sea of Galilee..." which reports the very first military action of the Israeli Air Force.
Complete in 40 pages, light toning along central fold, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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