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Jewish refugee vessel, Exodus 1947, seized by British...



Item # 703917

July 19, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 19, 1947

* Exodus 1947 - Jewish refuge vessel boarded - 3 killed
* Presidential Succession Act of 1947


The front page has: "3 Slain on Zionist Vessel As Refugees Fight British," which continues on an inside page. Page 5 has: "SILVER ASSAILS SEIZURE - Zionist Hopes U.N. Will Not Tolerate British Action," and, "AMBUSHED BRITON SLAIN IN PALESTINE," both of which provide additional Exodus 1947 related coverage. The front page also has: "Succession Bill Is Signed; Speaker Put in Line." with subhead and related photo. This tells of the passage of a bill which provides for the succession of power if the President is unable to finish his term, in the absence of a Vice-President.

Other news of the day throughout. 26 pages, a rag edition in great condition.

Item from Catalog 342 (released for May, 2024)

Category: The 20th Century