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Operation Magic Carpet...

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August 21, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 21, 1950

* Operation Magic Carpet
* Jewish - Judaica - Israel
* Yemen

This 36 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "Mass Move to Israel Virtually Dissolves Jewish Communities in Eight Countries". This tells of the massive move of numerous Jewish communes to Israel.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Operation Magic Carpet is a widely-known nickname for Operation On Wings of Eagles, an operation that brought 49,000 Yemenite Jews to the new state of Israel. British and American transport planes made some 380 flights from Aden, in a secret operation that was not made public until several months after it was over. At some point, the operation was also called Operation Messiah's Coming.

Category: The 20th Century