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British Currency Laws Extended to Palestine

September 10, 1939
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The provisions of Great Britain’s Currency Defence Act were extended to Palestine today under a series of special measures promulgated by Holy Land authorities. Barclays Bank hereafter will alone be authorized to conduct foreign exchange and gold transactions involving the dominions, colonies or foreign states.

The Czech Consulate General said today that “hundreds of Czecho-Slovak citizens living in Palestine have expressed a desire to fight for the liberation of Czecho-Slovakia.” A statement expressed the belief that a Czech legion already was being formed here, as in England and France.

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