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Israeli Premier Ben Gurion Says Tribute to Aid of American Jews in Message to Z.O.A.

Asserting that "without the active cooperation of American Jewry and Zionism, we would not have attained our present position," Israeli Premier David Ben Gurion, in a message to Dr. Emanuel Neumann, president of the Zionist Organization of America, which was made public last night, declared:

"The share of American pioneers in our achievement, from the days of the Legion in the first World War to the services of the late Col. Marcus In our present war, was considerable. We feel confident that your participation will not diminish "but will increase and grow.

"Convinced that In our struggle we can rely upon the support of the Jewish people throughout the world and on Its moral and political support of the freedom-laving nations of the world, we shall continue our fight till full victory is attained, the peace of the state of Israel is assured and the vision of our national redemption to realized," the message said.