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Prelude to the creation of the Jewish state...

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May 11, 1948

THE DETROIT NEWS, May 11, 1948 

* Creating the Jewish state of Israel
* Jews - Judaica - Palestine

Page 29 contains a few reports concerning the soon-to-be-announced statehood for Israel. A six column heading reads: "Palestine Gangs Trade Opium for Guns, UN Commission Hears" Also a four column heading: "Jews Win First Round of War" with subheads. And a one column heading tells: "Expect Reds to Recognize Jewish State" and that would happen just 3 days later on the 14th when the proclaimed the Israeli Declaration of Independence. This was actually the day before the British mandate would expire.
Complete with 43 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century