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1948 Hadassah medical convoy massacre...
Item # 660072
April 14, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1948
* Hadassah medical convoy massacre
* Mount Scopus, Northeast Jerusalem
* Jewish doctors, nurses - Jews - Judaica
The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "34 JEWS ARE SLAIN IN HOSPITAL CONVOY" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) First report coverage on the Hadassah Medical convoy massacre on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem during the 1947-48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century