Jewish immigrants awaiting embarkation from Italian beach, 1947
Photograph of a group of Jewish immigrants awaiting embarkation from Italian beach. "(Editors: This is one of a series of exclusive photos made by AP Staff photographer J. Walter Green, taken to beach at night by Hagana emissary) | (NY16-DEC.23) Jewish immigrants await embarkation from Italian beach. -- After being driven from refugee camps in buses, Jewish immigrants stand on beach near Rome, Italy, on night of Dec. 11, awaiting turns to be taken to two-masted schooner "Al Tafchidunu" in rubber rafts. The immigrants were captured yesterday by British destroyers when their vessel tried to run the blockade near Haifa, Palestine. (APWirephoto) gww31540stf) See Wire Story) 1947" -- typed note above the image on front.