Tunis Deports German Exiles Insudden Move
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Tunis Deports German Exiles Insudden Move

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A number of Jewish families from Germany, all legally admitted into Tunis, some residents in the country for over a year, were suddenly ordered today to leave Tunis within twenty-four hours.

No reason for this drastic order has been given. Among those under deportation are several Jewish doctors from Germany who have been permitted to practice in Tunis and who have built up for themselves a reputation not only among the Jewish population but also among the Moslems.

The deportation order, which thus far affects more than a dozen

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