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Jewish refugees - Exodus 1947's seizure - details...
Item # 651993
July 21, 1947
NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 21, 1947
* "Exodus 1947" - seized by British - considerable details
* Jewish refugee ship travesty
* Frankie Frisch becomes 1st switch-hitter to make H.O.F.
The front page has: "JEWS SHIPPED BACK TO PORT IN FRANCE, PALESTINE REPORTS," with subhead, "Soldier Killed, Policeman Shot, Others Hurt In Retaliation for Actions on Refugees." The article continues on page 5 under the heading, "PALESTINE REPORTS JEWS SHIPPED BACK." Additional related coverage is also found on page 5, including a large photo of the vessel. The articles provide details regarding the seizure of "EXODUS 1947," which was a ship carrying many Jewish refugees from France.
Of additional significance is the page 21 article headed: "HALL OF FAME DAY SETS HONORS FOR 15," with subhead: "New Plaques Will Be Placed in Baseball Shrine Today". Note: Inductees included Frankie Frisch, Carl Hubbell, Mickey Cochrane and Lefty Grove. Frisch was the 1st switch hitter inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Other news of the day is found throughout. Thirty-six pages, rag edition (for library/institutional use), great condition.
Category: The 20th Century