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Marauding British Soldiers Continue to Loot Jewish Homes in Palestine; Valuables Seized

January 13, 1947
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Continued looting of Jewish homes by British soldiers is reported today from various parts of Palestine.

In a number of cases detachments of airborns troops instituted “searches” without orders or warrants. The “searches” consisted of systematic ransacking of Jewish apartments. Women’s purses, money, jewelry, watches, fountain pens and other valuables were taken and the owners were threatened with pistols or tommy guns.

The Hebrew press carries detailed accounts of incidents in cities, towns, settlements and on the roads. The papers call for government action.

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