Stern Gang picket, 1948
Photograph of troops of the Stern Gang picket. "NY255 -- 8-16-48 -- Jerusalem, Palestine... These Jeeps containing members of the Stern Gang, oldest extremist group in Palestine, picketed outside the building where Count Folke Bernadotte, UN mediator, was holding a press conference in Jerusalem. Posters said: "Stockholm is yours ... Jerusalem is ours." Israeli officials announced today that several Jews were wounded in Jerusalem when Arabs attacked for the second consecutive day in violation of the truce. Credit INP Soundphoto by Lasar Dunner ... Full SVC... Sent at:__" -- typed note under the image. Verso dated, "August 17, 1948".
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