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Palestine Terrorists Threaten Jewish Policemen with “death Sentences”

May 23, 1944
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Early risers in Jerusalem this morning found that during the night the Irgun Zvai Leumi, outlawed Jewish terrorist organization, had posted placards in prominent places throughout the city explaining their attack Thursday night on the Palestine Broadcasting System’s central station at Ramallah.

The placards stated that the terrorists, none of whom have been captured, had an intention of destroying the station, “which is important to the war effort, and in combatting the Nazis,” but attempted to seize it in order to broadcast in connection with the fifth anniversary of the issuance of the White Paper. (The MacDonald White paper on Palestine was issued on May 17, 1939.)

The other Jewish terrorist group operating here, the “Stern Gang,” also posted placecards over the week-end. It assumed responsibility for the killing of two Jewish policemen recently and warned that it would “carry out sentences” against six others of they did not desist in fighting the gang.

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