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Military Expert Sees Israel Population of 2,000,000 by 1960

Israel will have to support a population of two million by 1960, Lieut. Gen. H. G. Martin, military correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph, said today in a dispatch to that paper.

Gen. Martin, who is touring the Middle East, warned that unless Israel can plough more acres, it will have to import 80 percent of its food in 1960 to support to two million population.