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Haganah to Suspend Immigration; Will Send Arms to Palestine Using Same Facilities

December 9, 1947
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The Haganah will suspend “illegal” immigration to Palestine in favor of shipping arms for the defense of the new state–by the same ?landestine methods, if necessary, a Haganah officer who just arrived in this country, indicated at a press conference today.

Speaking under the auspices of the Americans for Haganah, Theodore Kollek, ?artime liaison officer between Haganah and British intelligence, added that the arms ?eeded by the Jewish militia will be purchased legally, but will be shipped by all ?ossible methods.

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