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Three youths from the Teheran children's transport pose outside in Tel Aviv.

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    Three youths from the Teheran children's transport pose outside in Tel Aviv.
    Three youths from the Teheran children's transport pose outside in Tel Aviv.

Among those pictured is donor, David Laor.

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    Three youths from the Teheran children's transport pose outside in Tel Aviv.

    Among those pictured is donor, David Laor.
    Date
    Before 1943
    Locale
    Tel Aviv, Palestine/Israel
    Variant Locale
    Israel
    Photo Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of David Laor
    Event History
    The Tehran Children were a group of about one thousand Jewish children who had fled eastward from Poland with their families at the outbreak of World War II. Many of them had lost their parents during their flight. These orphans were allowed to emigrate from the USSR along with 23,000 Polish soldiers and refugees, under an agreement signed by the Polish Government-in-exile and the Soviet government allowing for the enlistment of Polish refugees in the Soviet Union in the (Polish) Anders Army. In the spring and summer of 1942, the children were taken to Tehran along with the other refugees and soldiers. After immigration permits were obtained from the British, the children were brought to Palestine via Karachi and Suez on February 18, 1943.

    https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007498.

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    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Copyright: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Provenance: David Laor

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    2004-07-16 00:00:00
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