Ritish Landing Craft Pressed into Service to Bring Passover Supplies to Refugees

British Army landing craft were pressed into service just prior to Passover to enable some 700 Jewish refugees in Bremen to celebrate the holiday, the Canadian Jewish Congress announced today on the basis of a able from its representative in the city.

The representative, Rabbi Jacob Eisen, reported that floods had carried away ##ll bridges across the Weser River in the Bremen vicinity and the supplies of Pass##ver food intended for the Bremen refugees could not be brought across the river. The British craft were sent across the river and trucks loaded with food purchased through a special Passover fund collected in Canada and the United States were rolled aboard. The refugees are in Bremen awaiting transportation to the United States.

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