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Jewish Refugees Deported to Mauritius Join Czechoslovak Legion

A group of 76 Jewish refugees who were deported from Palestine to the British island of Mauritius as “illegal immigrants” have joined the Czechoslovak Legion and are now fighting “somewhere in the Middle East,” the Hebrew newspapers here reported today. The refugees were all passengers on the steamer “Patria” which exploded in Haifa harbor in November, 1940.

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