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Cyprus Detention Camps papers

Document | Accession Number: 2003.465.1

The Cyprus Detention Camps papers consist of collected administrative records, immigrant papers, and printed materials documenting the British army's administration of detention camps established in Cyprus at Kraolos and Dekalia to hold Jewish immigrants illegally trying to enter Palestine. The papers include administrative correspondence; a program for a British military performance of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves; identification and immigration papers and luggage tags documenting a number of Romanian immigrants; and newspaper and magazine articles documenting the immigration efforts of Jewish refugees to Palestine.

inclusive:  1946-1948
11 folders
2 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 21:16:59
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