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Food Packages Sent to Struma Victims Arrive in Palestine After Two-year Delay

September 15, 1943
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Packages of non-perishable food sent from Rumania about two years ago for delivery to passengers on the ill-fated S.S Struma upon their arrival in Palestine, have just been received here. The Struma sank in the Black Sea in February, 1942, as a result of a mysterious blast, taking 781 Jewish refugees from Rumania to their death.

Relatives of the Struma victims in Palestine will receive some of the packages, while the bulk of them will be sold at public auction. The reasons for the two-year delay in delivery of the parcels are not known. They were mailed while Rumania was still at peace with England.

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