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Assistant Director of War Refugee Board Arrives in London; Discussing Rescue Plans

September 12, 1944
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James Mann, assistant director of the War Refugee Board, has arrived in London where he will be the permanent WRB representative, it is learned here. Mann has already conferred with Eliahu Dobkin, chief of the immigration department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, on the problems involved in rescuing Jews in Europe. He has also seen Sir Herbert Emerson, head of the Intergovernmental Committee for Refugees.

The hope that a separate Jewish unit in the British Army will be among the Allied troops which will occupy Germany after hostilities cease was voiced in Dorchester yesterday by Lord Strabolgi, Laborite pear, addressing a reception to Palestine Jewish units who recently arrived in Britain for special training. Lord Strabolgi revealed that he has seen Lord Gort, new High Commissioner for Palestine, with whom he discussed various problems affecting Palestine. He warned that the Palestine problem must be solved soon.

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