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Jewish DPs sleep on the deck of the Mala immigrant ship en route to the new State of Israel.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 97290

Jewish DPs sleep on the deck of the Mala immigrant ship en route to the new State of Israel.

Passengers would often come on deck during the night to escape the stench in the hold of the ship. This photograph was taken just after dawn.

Photographer
Martin Silver
Date
July 1948
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Martin Silver
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Record last modified: 2004-10-12 00:00:00
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