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Before the curtain fell

Author: Ludmila Epstein
Publisher: Tel-Aviv : Misdar Jabotinsky, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Memoirs of a Romanian Jewish woman active in Holocaust rescue activities. Describes the illegal immigration to Palestine organized by Revisionist Zionist groups in Europe (originally headed by Jabotinsky) in 1934 and between 1937-48. Relates the difficult conditions of operating in Nazi-dominated Europe. Refers to the opposition of British authorities to the illegal immigration after the issuing of the "White  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ludmila Epstein
OCLC Number: 27036587
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: 104 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ludmila Epstein.

Abstract:

Memoirs of a Romanian Jewish woman active in Holocaust rescue activities. Describes the illegal immigration to Palestine organized by Revisionist Zionist groups in Europe (originally headed by Jabotinsky) in 1934 and between 1937-48. Relates the difficult conditions of operating in Nazi-dominated Europe. Refers to the opposition of British authorities to the illegal immigration after the issuing of the "White Paper". Dwells on the incidents involving the ships Sakaria, Pencho, and Altalena, and that of the Kladovo group. Includes a list of illegal boats and ships sent to Palestine in those years by the Revisionists and other Zionist organizations (pp. 70-104).

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