Eden Completes Inspection Tour of Palestine
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Eden Completes Inspection Tour of Palestine

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British War Secretary Anthony Eden has completed an inspection of garrisons in Palestine and Transjordan. He was accompanied on the tour by Sir Archibald P. Wavell commander of Britain’s Middle Eastern forces.

Enemy planes carried out their first night flight over the Holy Land last Saturday but no bombs were dropped. Warning sirens went off in Jerusalem for the first time.

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