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February 28, 1939 Jewish Refugees

British Restrict Jewish Immigration to PalestiLord Halifax was informed by the Private Secretary, Sir Alexander Hardings, while the London Conference was still in session, that

β€˜The King has heard from Lord Gort that a number of Jewish refugees from different countries were surreptitiously getting into Palestine, and he is glad to think that steps are being taken to prevent these people leaving their country of origin.’

Source: Gilbert, Martin. Exile and Return (p. 223)

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