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Britain’s Palestine Patrols

last thursday morning (26th november), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
britain’s palestine patrols (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) …

“In the 1940s the Royal Navy intercepted dozens of Jewish refugee ships trying to reach British-controlled Palestine. It was part of British government policy to limit Jewish immigration to Palestine.
Witness hears from Lieutenant-Commander Alan Tyler, 91, then a Jewish officer onboard HMS Chevron, patrolling the Mediterranean sea.”

(see also http://reminiscences.uk/2015/09/10/alan-tyler/)

(if you missed it, available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p038gnvz)

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