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Twenty Boston Students Attack Three Jewish Boys; Clergymen Demand End to Anti-semitism

May 15, 1944
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A Protestant minister and a Jewish rabbi last night demanded a “fight to the finish” an anti-Semitism, in Dorchester, following the alleged attack on three 17-year-old boys by 29 schoolmates, despite a parental request earlier in the day for police protection.

The attack, which took place aboard an in town-bound El train before it arrived at Broadway station, South Boston, three 200 passengers into near panic, one witness said and made an El employee pull the emergency cord to attract attention of other trainmen. The 23 boys involved in the fight are students at Dorchester High School for Boys, and the three victims reported to police that “the job they did on us was planned all week.”

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