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Jewish Agency Flag Flies at Half-mast for Wingate

The Palestine Jewish community honored today the memory of Major-General Orde Charles Wingate as a man who helped them protect their lives against Arab terrorists in 1936, and who sympathized with their aspirations here.

The official Jewish Agency’s blue-and-white flag floated at half mast and reports of his death in Burma were black-bordered in the Hebrew press. A mass meeting in Tel Aviv departed from its scheduled agenda to hear a tribute to Wingate.