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Weizmann becomes the first President of Israel...

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May 17, 1948

THE DETROIT NEWS, May 17, 1948 

* Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st President of Israel
* Arab-Israeli War for liberation
* Battle for Jerusalem - Israel

The front page has a one column heading: "Arab Drive on Tel Aviv Perils City" with subhead.
The top of page 17 has a one column heading: "20,000 Here Israel" with subhead.
But the prime content is on page 26 with a two column heading: "Briton Named Israel's Ruler" with subhead and photo. (see )First report coverage on Chaim Azriel Weizmann becoming the first president of the State of Israel.
Complete with 34 pages, rag edition, a little light toning, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century