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February 8, 1939 Northern Rhodesia as alternative to Palestine

Rhodesia for the JewsPermanent Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign Office, Sir Alexander Cadogan wrote in a Foreign Office minute Lord Halifax:

‘Are we really trying to find a place for them (e.g. Jews) in Northern Rhodesia? It would help enormously towards an “Arab” solution of Palestine if we could find an alternative “home” elsewhere.’

Source: Gilbert, Martin. Exile and Return. (p. 222)

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