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December 16, 1947
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Addressing the ninety-ninth annual meeting of ##gation B’rith Kodesh, Rochester, N.Y., Gen. Joseph T. McNarney, former Commanding General of American forces in Europe, last night expressed his trust that “no ##cles will be placed in the way of swift implementation of the Palestine decisire and declared he had “recommended that American citizens both individually and ##tively make known their willingness” to admit Europe’s displaced persons into the United States. With action in these two directions, Gen. McNarney said, “we can I have, begin to get the Jews out of the DP camps this winter.”Pointing to the record of Jewish men in the United States Army, and the graves ##d by the Star of David in the U.S. cemeteries in Italy, France, Holland, Belgium ##Luxembourg, Gen. McNarney said: “Perhaps because Jews have always been victims of ##ny, they have a better understanding than many as to the real meaning of de##cy.”Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein, spiritual leader of Temple B’rith Kodesh, who ##d under Gen. McNarney as adviser on Jewish affairs to the Commanding Generals ##e American zones of Germany and Austria, also spoke.

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