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British Mandate of Palestine

March 1948 British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin
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March 1948 British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin

Excerpt from General Sir John Bagot Glubb’s book, a Soldier With the Arabs, an interesting story of an interview in London the spring of 1948 between Ernest Bevin, British Foreign Secretary, and Abdullah’s Prime Minister, Taufiq Pasha Abu el Huda.  It throws a curious light on both the British and Abdullah as each was struggling […]

November 29, 1947 Civil War Erupts Due to Decision to Partition Palestine
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November 29, 1947 Civil War Erupts Due to Decision to Partition Palestine

“The U.N. votes to partition Palestine, until then a British mandate.  The Jews accept; the Arabs don’t.  Civil war erupts.” Source: Newsweek, January 19, 2006.

August 1946 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain
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August 1946 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain

“In August 1946, the British began to intern (e.g. Illegals) those they caught trying to enter Palestine in camps on Cyprus. Approximately 50,000 people were detained in the camps, 28,000 of whom were still imprisoned when Israel declared independence on May 15, 1948.” Source: Aharon Cohen, Israel and the Arab World, (NY: Funk and Wagnalls, […]

August 1946 The Shame of GB Prime Minister Clement Attlee
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August 1946 The Shame of GB Prime Minister Clement Attlee

In the summer of 1946, the inflow of “illegal Jewish” immigrants reached such dimensions that it was no longer possible to accommodate them in camps in Palestine. It was therefore decided in August, that future shiploads would be transferred on arrival to British ships and taken to camps in Cyprus. Source: The Political History of […]

March 22, 1946 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain
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March 22, 1946 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain

The British government announced the conclusion of a treaty of alliance with Transjordan, which recognized Transjordan as an independent kingdom, and the Emir Abdullah as its sovereign. In an annex to the treaty, provision was made for British bases in Transjordan and the training of the armed forces of that country by British military personnel. […]

March 12, 1946 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain
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March 12, 1946 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain

The Joint Secretariat, Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry Jerusalem. Gentlemen, After going over the transcript of my evidence before the committee on Friday afternoon, I take the opportunity of clarifying my reply to Mr. Buxton when he asked me whether I thought president Truman’s proposal of 100,000 immigration certificates for this year was reasonable figure. I […]

January 30, 1946 The Palestine Deception of Britain
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January 30, 1946 The Palestine Deception of Britain

The High Commissioner For Palestine Announced That, Within The Interim Quota Of 1,500 A Month: Preference will be given to those European Jews who have a special claim, such as those to whom the Palestine government have already undertaken obligations, and relatives in Europe of Jews already established in Palestine. ‘ILLEGAL’ IMMIGRANTS WILL OF COURSE […]

November 14, 1945 Britain Restricts Jewish Immigration to Palestine
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November 14, 1945 Britain Restricts Jewish Immigration to Palestine

“BRITISH FOREIGN SEC. OF STATE EARNEST BEVIN WARNS JEWS ABOUT IMMIGRATION TO PALESTINE: “DON’T TRY TO GET TOO MUCH TO THE HEAD OF THE QUEUE!” Source: London News Chronicle November 14, 1945

August 1945 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain
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August 1945 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain

“When the Second World War came to an end in 1945, it was not possible for the Mandatory (e.g. Great Britain) power to give full effect to the policy set out in the White Paper of 1939. The League of Nations, to which that document was to have been submitted for approval, no longer existed. […]

June 1944 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain
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June 1944 The Palestine Deception of Great Britain

The British War Cabinet’s Committee on Refugees declined to pursue a possible arrangement for the exodus of large numbers of Jews from Nazi Europe ‘PARTLY BECAUSE IT COULD LEAD TO AN OFFER TO UNLOAD AN EVEN GREATER NUMBER OF JEWS ON OUR HANDS.’ Source: Wyman, David. The Abandonment of the Jews. P 98-100; New York […]