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Exodus 1947 : the ship that launched a nation

Author: Ruth Gruber
Publisher: New York : Union Square Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gruber writes about the experiences of Holocaust survivors who boarded the ship Exodus 1947 to go to Palestine; the ship was refused entrance by the British Navy. Gruber covered the event as a journalist in 1947.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Gruber
ISBN: 9781402752285 1402752288
OCLC Number: 173261621
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 204 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: LIST OF PHOTOGRAPHS --
PREFACE / Blanche Wiesen Cook --
INTRODUCTION / Bartley C. Crum --
The DP Camps of Europe --
Haifa --
Cyprus --
Port-de-Bouc --
Hamburg --
Epilogue --
AFTERWORD --ACKNOWLEDGMENTS --
INDEX.
Other Titles: Destination Palestine
Responsibility: Ruth Gruber.

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On July 18, 1947, American journalist Ruth Gruber stood on a wharf in Haifa as the Exodus 1947 limped into harbour. This book contains Gruber's images and text on the wretched camps in Europe where  Read more...

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