No. Rhodesia Drops Refugee Project
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No. Rhodesia Drops Refugee Project

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A proposal to settle 500 German-Jewish families in Northern Rhodesia has been abandoned as “economically impracticable” and because it has aroused local opposition, it was announced officially today. A Government communique said the decision to drop the project was reached after a confidential discussion among Government leaders.

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