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Palestinian Volunteers Against the Axis

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year: 
1941
BTD page #: 
245
BTD photo #: 
292
caption: 
In spite of their bitterness at the brutality of the British suppression of their rebellion, about nine thousand Palestinians volunteered during World War II for service in the British forces against the Axis powers. Some of these volunteers are seen here on parade in Nablus in May 1941.