P.R.O., British Archives, Foreign Office, The Jewish Refugee Problem, Correspondence

01.01.1939 - 31.12.1940

Reference Code : K 20 b - 111

Archive: P.R.O., British Archives, Foreign Office
Date Type: Approximate

Description

371/24567 FO
- 21.11.1939: Letter from Dr. Morris Rose, President of Hatzach (New Zionist Organization) of America addressed to U.S. President regarding plan to evacuate European Jewish refugees to Palestine;
- 3.6.-6.8.1940: Letter from American Friends of a Jewish Palestine to the British Embassy in Washington putting forward demand by Jewish youth in Palestine to form defense corps, and Parliamentary debates on this subject;
- 14.7.-23.12.1940: Foreign Office correspondence about Hatzach plan to form a Jewish army, and also request by Jews in Far East to enlist in British army.
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