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American Jewish pilots in Egyptian captivity, Egypt, 1948.

Yad Vashem

Yad Vashem

The photograph was found in the pocket of an Egyptian officer after the Israeli recapture of the kibbutz. From a collection photographed by Arie Ben Menachem after his immigration to Mandatory Palestine and before the establishment of the State of Israel.

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  • Title: American Jewish pilots in Egyptian captivity, Egypt, 1948.
  • Location: Egypt
  • Subject Keywords: Jewish soldiers , POW camp , Postwar period , Prisoners , American soldiers
  • Origin: Arie Ben Menachem
  • Name of submitter: Nina Shpringer Aharoni
  • Credit: Yad Vashem
  • Archival signature: 6242/32

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