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Transport of Medical Supplies Sent by Jews of South Africa and Peru Leaves for Russia

A large consignment of ambulances, portable field hospitals, sterilizing equipment and other medical supplies, which are being sent to the Red Army by the Jews of South Africa and Peru, under the auspices of the “Palestine Victory League for Russia,” arrived here today en route to Teheran.

Before leaving, the transport – which is the third to be sent to Russia – proceeded to the Russian Compound where it was inspected by John V. M. Shaw, Acting High Commissioner, who said that it was a testament to Jewish skill in industry, surpassing anything he had seen up to now. Shaw expressed his satisfaction that the Palestine Government had assisted the League in preparing these gifts for “the splendid Red Army.” The transport will be accompanied to Teheran by M. Tarnopoler, general secretary of the League, who will turn it over to Russian authorities.

At a ceremony held earlier in the courtyard of the League’s building, David Remez, general secretary of the Histadruth, and Isaac Ben-Zvi, president of the Jewish National Council, delivered brief addresses.