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Abandoning Ship

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year: 
1948
BTD page #: 
343
BTD photo #: 
425
caption: 

General Sir Alan Cunningham, British high commissioner, inspecting a guard of honor as he left his official residence in Jerusalem for the last time, 14 May 1948. The British Mandate for Palestine came to its ignominious end on 15 May 1948. (See 16, 79)